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“[App Name] Object reference not set to an instance of an object.” – BACKTRACK Error Message

Summary

This Error Message Article explains the BACKTRACK error message “[App Name] Object reference not set to an instance of an object.” and details how to fix the underlying problem that caused it to appear.

Explanation

This is a generic “.Net” error message (called the “Check Engine Light” message). It often refers to a problem with the software coding where there is an issue with an object reference variable. The variable used on the object reference is null or missing (i.e. never created).

Solution

This is most likely a software bug.  Contact the software developer.

Additional Comments

Software & Hardware Found On:
Windows, BACKTRACK v2012

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Updated on April 8, 2019

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