Install error message "Unhandled exception during project update: object reference not set to an instance of an object." April 21, 2021 07:58 Updated There may be a problem with your launcher or Microsoft .Net installations. Please see the relevant steps in this FAQ article. Submit a request Related articles Help on error messages seen when using the Elite Dangerous launcher. Game installation and file locations - Netlog/AppConfig/Client Log/Update Log/Game Folder. Why do I see the error "Failed To Communicate with Authentication Server" when starting Elite Dangerous? When I log in I see "Please purchase/redeem Elite Dangerous to continue" or Demo only. I cannot log into the issue tracker with my Steam account.