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Cannot import any tables from SQL Server into Power BI Dataset - M query/native source query error

Hi all,


Had a good search but couldn't find a solution.


I am trying to import a new table from our SQL Server into our Power BI Dataset but I get the following error message:



I tried importing an existing table that I know works, but I get the same error message.


I created a new Power BI file, connected to the server and I can now import the new table along with all other tables. 


Would welcome any thoughts/suggestions on how to resolve this issue.


Thanks in advance.

Community Support
Community Support

Hi @Criptop ,

Can you tell me the connection mode of your data source?  It may be that Direct Query does not support some of your conversions.


If it doesn’t meet your requirement, could you provide more screenshots in detail? Looking forward to your reply.

Best Regards,

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

Advocate I
Advocate I

After a few of hours of trying different things, I created a new table by clicking on Enter Data, gave the table a Test name and entered a '1' in to a single cell of the table. After a long loading time, the table loaded. I then tried getting the table from the SQL Server again and, after a similarly long processing time, the table also loaded. 


However, when I try to add another table, I still get the original error message. I tried the above again but still get the same result.

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