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ResumeConversion method of the Win32_EncryptableVolume class

The ResumeConversion method of the Win32_EncryptableVolume class resumes the encryption or decryption of a volume.

Note  If the disc supports hardware encryption, this function can resume a wiping operation only. For more information, see PauseConversion.


uint32 ResumeConversion();


This method has no parameters.

Return value

Type: uint32

This method returns one of the following codes or another error code if it fails.

If this method is used on a fully encrypted or fully decrypted volume, or if encryption/decryption is already in progress on the volume, 0 is returned assuming no other errors occur.

Return code/valueDescription
0 (0x0)

The method was successful.

2150694912 (0x80310000)

The volume is locked.



If this method is used on a volume with paused encryption/decryption, successfully running this method causes GetConversionStatus to indicate that encryption or decryption is in progress.

Managed Object Format (MOF) files contain the definitions for Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) classes. MOF files are not installed as part of the Windows SDK. They are installed on the server when you add the associated role by using the Server Manager. For more information about MOF files, see Managed Object Format (MOF).


Minimum supported client

Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Ultimate [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]





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