Component Object Model (COM) Error – XACT_E_TIP_CONNECT_FAILED 0x8004D01F

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “XACT_E_TIP_CONNECT_FAILED 0x8004D01F” 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.

This transaction manager failed to establish a connection with another TIP transaction manager.