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mrob1123 Frequent Visitor
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Unable to Launch PowerBI Desktop Absolute Path Information is Required

Feedback Type:
Frown (Error)

Error Message:
Absolute path information is required.

Stack Trace:
at System.Security.Util.StringExpressionSet.CreateListFromExpressions(String[] str, Boolean needFullPath)
at System.Security.Permissions.FileIOPermission.AddPathList(FileIOPermissionAccess access, AccessControlActions control, String[] pathListOrig, Boolean checkForDuplicates, Boolean needFullPath, Boolean copyPathList)
at System.Security.Permissions.FileIOPermission..ctor(FileIOPermissionAccess access, String path)
at System.Environment.InternalGetFolderPath(SpecialFolder folder, SpecialFolderOption option, Boolean suppressSecurityChecks)
at System.Environment.GetFolderPath(SpecialFolder folder)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Shared.PowerBIConstants.Microsoft.Mashup.Host.Document.IApplicationPaths.get_ExtensionDirectory()
at Microsoft.Mashup.Client.UI.Shared.UiExtensibility.UiExtensionHost.Activate(IList`1 libraryExtensions, IApplicationPaths applicationPaths, ILibraryProvider internalProvider, String remoteExtensionsUrl)
at Microsoft.Mashup.Client.UI.Shared.UiExtensibility.UiExtensionHostManager.RegisterAndActivateUiExtensionHost(UiExtensionHost uiExtensionHost, IList`1 libraryExtensions, IApplicationPaths applicationPaths, ILibraryProvider internalProvider, String remoteExtensionsUrl)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.PowerQueryExtensionsLoader.<Load>b__11_0()
at System.Threading.Tasks.Task.InnerInvoke()
at System.Threading.Tasks.Task.Execute()
--- End of stack trace from previous location where exception was thrown ---
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.IExceptionHandlerExtensions.<>c__DisplayClass3_0.<HandleExceptionsWithNestedTasks>b__0()
at Microsoft.Mashup.Host.Document.ExceptionHandlerExtensions.HandleExceptions(IExceptionHandler exceptionHandler, Action action)

Stack Trace Message:
Absolute path information is required.

Invocation Stack Trace:
at Microsoft.Mashup.Host.Document.ExceptionExtensions.GetCurrentInvocationStackTrace()
at Microsoft.Mashup.Client.UI.Shared.StackTraceInfo..ctor(String exceptionStackTrace, String invocationStackTrace, String exceptionMessage)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.Telemetry.PowerBIUserFeedbackServices.GetStackTraceInfo(Exception e)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.Telemetry.PowerBIUserFeedbackServices.ReportException(IWindowHandle activeWindow, IUIHost uiHost, FeedbackPackageInfo feedbackPackageInfo, Exception e, Boolean useGDICapture)
at Microsoft.Mashup.Client.UI.Shared.UnexpectedExceptionHandler.<>c__DisplayClass14_0.<HandleException>b__0()
at Microsoft.Mashup.Host.Document.SynchronizationContextExtensions.SendAndMarshalExceptions(SynchronizationContext context, Action callback)
at Microsoft.Mashup.Client.UI.Shared.UnexpectedExceptionHandler.HandleException(Exception e)
at Microsoft.Mashup.Host.Document.ExceptionHandlerExtensions.HandleExceptions(IExceptionHandler exceptionHandler, Action action)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.IExceptionHandlerExtensions.HandleExceptionsWithNestedTasks(IExceptionHandler exceptionHandler, Action action)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Program.Main(String[] args)

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mrob1123 Frequent Visitor
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Re: Unable to Launch PowerBI Desktop Absolute Path Information is Required

I had the latest version of the software.  But ultimatly ended up opening a ticket with Microsoft and they were able to solve the issue with a custom install MSI package.

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Community Support Team
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Re: Unable to Launch PowerBI Desktop Absolute Path Information is Required

@mrob1123 ,

 

Please install the latest version of power bi desktop. If this issue persists, I would suggest you create a support ticket here.

 

Regards,

Jimmy Tao

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mrob1123 Frequent Visitor
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Re: Unable to Launch PowerBI Desktop Absolute Path Information is Required

I had the latest version of the software.  But ultimatly ended up opening a ticket with Microsoft and they were able to solve the issue with a custom install MSI package.

View solution in original post

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