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Power BI Desktop: SignatureDescription could not be created for the signature algorithm supplied.

After the last update of July, Power BI DESKTOP does not start because of this error:

 

Feedback Type:
Frown (Error)

Error Message:
SignatureDescription could not be created for the signature algorithm supplied.

Stack Trace:
at System.Security.Cryptography.Xml.SignedXml.CheckSignedInfo(AsymmetricAlgorithm key)
at System.Security.Cryptography.Xml.SignedXml.CheckSignature(AsymmetricAlgorithm key)
at System.Security.Cryptography.Xml.SignedXml.CheckSignature(X509Certificate2 certificate, Boolean verifySignatureOnly)
at MS.Internal.IO.Packaging.XmlDigitalSignatureProcessor.Verify(X509Certificate2 signer)
at System.IO.Packaging.PackageDigitalSignature.Verify(X509Certificate signingCertificate)
at System.IO.Packaging.PackageDigitalSignatureManager.VerifySignatures(Boolean exitOnFailure)
at Microsoft.Mashup.EngineHost.Services.LibraryFile.PqxFile..ctor(Byte[] bytes, Package package, HashSet`1 artifacts)
at Microsoft.Mashup.EngineHost.Services.LibraryFile.PqxFile.Open(Byte[] bytes)
at Microsoft.Mashup.EngineHost.Services.LibraryFile.New(Byte[] bytes, LibraryFile& result, Exception& error)
at Microsoft.Mashup.EngineHost.Services.LibraryService.LibraryInfo..ctor(LibraryService service, ILibrary library)
at Microsoft.Mashup.EngineHost.Services.LibraryService.GetLibraryInfo(ILibrary library)
at Microsoft.Mashup.EngineHost.Services.LibraryService.EnumerateAndLoadLibraries()
at Microsoft.Mashup.EngineHost.Services.LibraryService.Reinitialize(ILibraryProvider[] providers)
at Microsoft.Mashup.Client.UI.Shared.UiExtensibility.UiExtensionHost.LoadModules(Trace innerTrace, IList`1 binaryModules, ILibraryProvider[] providers)
at Microsoft.Mashup.Client.UI.Shared.UiExtensibility.UiExtensionHost.LoadExtensions(IList`1 libraryExtensions, IApplicationPaths applicationPaths, ILibraryProvider internalProvider, String remoteExtensionsUrl)
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.PowerQueryExtensionsLoader.<Load>b__0()
at System.Threading.Tasks.Task.Execute()
--- End of stack trace from previous location where exception was thrown ---
at System.Runtime.ExceptionServices.ExceptionDispatchInfo.Throw()
at Microsoft.PowerBI.Client.Windows.IExceptionHandlerExtensions.<>c__DisplayClass7.<HandleExceptionsWithNestedTasks>b__6()
at Microsoft.Mashup.Host.Document.ExceptionHandlerExtensions.HandleExceptions(IExceptionHandler exceptionHandler, Action action)

Stack Trace Message:
SignatureDescription could not be created for the signature algorithm supplied.

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__DisplayClass1.<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)

Status: New
Comments
Frequent Visitor

It is resolved by installing Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=53345

Moderator

 @lauritxi,

Glad to hear the issue is solved.

Regards,
Lydia

Moderator

@lauritxi,

This is a known issue which has been recorded in Power BI support site. Please keep an eye on the update time.

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Regards,
Lydia

Frequent Visitor

Thank you, Lydia!

Moderator

@lauritxi,

This issue has been fixed in the newly released Power BI Desktop, please check it on your side.

Regards,
Lydia