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Unable to start Power BI Desktop after installation

Hi all,

 

I installed powerbi desktop (x64) on windows server 2016 standard. After installation when launched , it gave error that "we weren't able to connect to the model". 

note: there is no pbix file before installation, it was the first time that it was launched. I copied a pbix file to server and tried to open but it gave same error.

 

After that, i read blogs & community  but  didnt get the solution. I uninstalled latest version and tried to install previous versions (february, december versions ) with uninstall-install every time, yet still same.

 

what should i do? 

 

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Re: Unable to start Power BI Desktop after installation

Hi @rkapukaya ,

 

1. Please try both 32-bit and 64-bit version of desktop on your machine.

 

2. Please restart your machine after re-installing Power BI Desktop.

 

3. Try below tips:

  • Launch Power BI desktop with Administrator.
  • Try to start Power BI Desktop under Clean boot.
  • Take a look at the Event Viewer to see if there are any application errors logged.

 

 

Best Regards,

Icey

 

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Re: Unable to start Power BI Desktop after installation

Hi Icey,

----- updated ------

i installed feb2020 versions both 32 & 64 and after installation re-started server. but it didnt change anything.

how can i find event log?

 

I installed on-premises gateway and confgured & published it with my pro-user. On another server i configured another on-premises gateway with same user befor and it's still alive with no problem. I think one user with two gateway on different servers doesn't cause a problem because i even cant start powerbi dektop on my new server.

 

 

----- updated ------

 

I will try both 32&64 versions and let you know.

 

By the way, when i installed latest version erros description is;

 

Feedback Type:
Frown (Error)

Error Message:
We weren't able to connect to the model.

Stack Trace:
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.Storage.FileOpenError.HandleError(IWindowService windowService, LocalizedString title)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Program.TryOpenOrCreateReport(IUIHost uiHost, ISplashScreen splashScreen, IFileManager fileManager, IFileHistoryManager fileHistoryManager, String filePath, FileType fileType)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Program.<>c__DisplayClass2_0.<Main>b__1()
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:
We weren't able to connect to the model.

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.Client.UI.Shared.UnexpectedExceptionHandler.HandleException(Exception e)
at Microsoft.Mashup.Host.Document.ExceptionHandlerExtensions.HandleExceptions(IExceptionHandler exceptionHandler, Action action)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Program.Main(String[] args)


PowerBINonFatalError:
{"AppName":"PBIDesktop","AppVersion":"2.81.5831.821","ModuleName":"Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.dll","Component":"Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.Storage.FileOpenError","Error":"Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.AnalysisServices.InvalidDynamicPortException","MethodDef":"HandleError","ErrorOffset":"76"}

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Re: Unable to start Power BI Desktop after installation

Hi @rkapukaya ,

 

From the error message you provided, the cause seems to be "InvalidDynamicPortException". But I didn't find relevant documents.

So, if you are a pro user, it is suggested to create a support ticket for further help. 

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Best Regards,

Icey

 

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