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kristian142 Frequent Visitor
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Find out a version of a PBI file

Hi everybody, Is there a way to find out a version of a PBI desktop file without opening it? I was sent a PBI file over an email from a colleague that is no longer working for the company, and no matter which PBI version I install, I cannot open the file - I get the message that the PBI report is created with a newer version. Thanks for any suggestions Kristian
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Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Find out a version of a PBI file

Hi @kristian142

Do you see something like this when you try to open the pbix?

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I use desktop with version 2018/11 to open a pbix created with version 2018/12.

i meet this error window, then i click on the "close" button, after waiting for a while, finally this pbix can open.

 

i recommend you download the lastest version.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/desktop-latest-update

 

Best Regards

Maggie