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Error running pbx files

Hello, I have this error, I have tried everything, reinstall, delete files, appdata, etc, but the error persists. It appears when I want to open any .pbx file

As a background, the first time I checked this PC I didn't see PowerBI installed, but it did.


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Hi @Syndicate_Admin ,

For your problem, I think you can first try to find the problem with this computer, you can restart Power BI Desktop, sometimes a simple restart will help. Next make sure that the .pbx file is not open in any other application. If it has been opened in another program, Power BI Desktop will not be able to access it. Of course it is also necessary to verify that your system meets the minimum requirements to run Power BI Desktop, always make sure that your computer has enough resources (RAM, disk space) to handle the application. You can read this document: Solved: power bi unable to open document .pbix is already ... - Microsoft Fabric Community

Secondly I think you can also try to open the .pbx file on another computer. Make sure you are using the latest version of Power BI Desktop. Here is the link that you can update the Power BI Desktop: Download Power BI Desktop from Official Microsoft Download Center



Best Regards

Yilong Zhou

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Hello, I had already done all of the above, validate that the file works on another computer, reboot, reinstall to the most current version, etc. but the error persists, I tried to investigate the websites looking for the solution, but I can't even find the same problem to someone else. I also deleted power bi configuration files after uninstalling, deleted temporary ones, etc.

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