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Issue while upload an Excel File with a Data Model

Exercise 2- Upload an Excel File with a Data Model

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Now, let's upload an Excel file containing a Data Model and a Power View Report.

  1. Download and extract the the “Lab 5 USA.xlsx” file. The file contain VanArsdel's USAsales. If you have a Microsoft Excel installed, you can open and explore the file (you don't have to).
  2. Go to https://powerbi.microsoft.com and sign in using your account. Note that, for this exercise, you must use a browser that supports Silverlight such as Internet Explorer.
  3. Click Get Data, select Files and click Get. Select Local file, select Lab 5 – USA.xlsx from the location that you extracted it to, and click Open.
  4. Beneath Upload your Excel file to Power BI click Upload.
  5. When the upload is complete click View Workbook, or click Workbooks, and then click Lab 5 - USAAfter this point I just getting running circle (blank busy screen). I tried few times but no success. Please help
  6. If the MAKE SELECTION TO PIN pop up appears, click Got it.
  7. If you do not already have Silverlight, click Install Silverlight and follow the installation instructions for Silverlight. Note that the Silverlight installation must be run as an administrator.
  8. Now, answer the following questions by reviewing the Power View1 tab in the Lab 5 USA Report.

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