Component Object Model (COM) Error – FVE_E_TRANSIENT_STATE 0x80310057

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “FVE_E_TRANSIENT_STATE 0x80310057” that is returned when working with COM based APIs or libraries in Windows.

COM Error Message


What is COM?

Microsoft’s COM stands for Component Object Model. Component Object Model (COM) is a networked, object-oriented framework for building interoperable binary software components.   Microsoft’s OLE (compound documents), ActiveX (Internet-enabled components), and other products are built on the COM base technology.

Error Description

Below is the description of this COM Error.

BitLocker encryption keys were ignored because the drive was in a transient state.