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Sharepoint Folder and Power query

Data source - Sharepoint Folder (40 xlsb files)

Operation - Importing data into power bi > Transforming > close & Apply.

Error - "External Component has thrown an exception". 


Does any one know why?


The whole data is aroun 2 million rows, i have had upto 13 millions rows before and has no such issues. Is sharepoint folder and power bi integration has ny kind of limitation. 


Looking for a solution. 


Regards and Thanks in advance



Community Support
Community Support

Hi @RohitMadaan ,

Seems that could not reproduce it in my side, both of .xlsb files can be imported into power bi and load normally when connecting to SharePoint folder:


Since you have 13 millions rows before and it works so I think the data rows limitation could not affect this issue.

You can try to use the latest version of power bi desktop(Jan 2021) to check.


Best Regards,
Community Support Team _ Yingjie Li
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Super User III
Super User III

Do not use .xlsb files. Use .xlsx files.

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