Error Message: "A problem occurred while initializing the AutoMate 8 Task Interpreter: Could not initialize AMWorkflowPrm.dll. AutoMate may need to be reinstalled to correct this. (HR: 0x800703fa)"

Applies To: AutoMate 8, AutoMate BPA Server 8, AutoMate 9, AutoMate BPA Server 9
Published: 4/12/12

SYMPTOMS
Error message: A problem occurred while initializing the AutoMate 8 Task Interpreter: Could not initialize AMWorkflowPrm.dll.  AutoMate may need to be reinstalled to correct this. (HR: 0x800703fa)

CAUSE
This issue was introduced in the following releases:

8.0.1
8.0.8
8.0.9
9.0.0

RESOLUTION
Please follow the below instructions as it relates to the specific product installed.

AM8 & BPA8:
Upgrade to the latest release version, v8.0.9.0. Then install the below hotfix for 8.0.9.0 (instructions are provided in the .zip file).
hotfixambpa809501.zip

AM9 & BPA9:
Upgrade to the latest release version, v9.0.1.0.