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Error message when you click the "Back" button in your Web browser after you restore a farm on a server that is running SharePoint Foundation 2010 or SharePoint Server 2010: "System.NullReferenceException"

SYMPTOMS
Consider the following scenario:
  • In Central Administration, you click Restore from a backup to restore a farm on a server that is running Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 or Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010.
  • After the restore operation is complete, you click the Back button in your Web Browser to return to the Restore from a backup page.
In this scenario, you receive the following error message:
System.NullReferenceException
RESOLUTION
To resolve this problem, do not click the Back button in your Web browser. Instead, return to Central Administration and then click Restore from a backup again.
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Article ID: 981232 - Last Review: 09/22/2011 00:51:00 - Revision: 4.0

  • Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010
  • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
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