In this post, you’ll learn about the error “OLE_E_NOT_INPLACEACTIVE 0x80040010” 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.
Below is the description of this COM Error.
Object is not in any of the inplace active states