Component Object Model (COM) Error – RPC_E_CONNECTION_TERMINATED 0x80010006

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “RPC_E_CONNECTION_TERMINATED 0x80010006” 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.

The connection terminated or is in a bogus state and cannot be used any more. Other connections are still valid.