Managed by the FaxBack Support Team
This article applies to NET SatisFAXtion 8.5.


The Fax Server will stop loading at Message Server with the following error in the Module Output window

Version 8.0.2949.856
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Linked to EMEnroll.dll
Linked to Router.dll
Please wait........................
System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance
of an object. at FaxBack.WIN32_MODULE.call_init_overlay(UInt32 init_overlay,
DisplayProc display_proc, UInt32 app_data, String cmd_line)
at FaxBack.LOADER_WIN32.init_overlay(String cmd_line)


Corrupt file(s) do to an abrupt system shutdown due to a power outage, disk drive problems, etc.


A few possibilities are:

The file "Validate.rul" has become corrupt.
Replace from the following link:

Corruption in Data and Queues folder
Rename and create new empty data and queues folders based on the following link

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