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Error when attempting to remove a Dataset

I have several datasets in Power BI that we are no longer using and I have attempted multiple times to delete them from a group workspace. When I try to delete them I get the following error.


Something went wrong. Please allow time for the dataset removal to be processed, and then try deleting the dataset again.



I have attempted to go back later and try again, but it still will not delete. I have deleted other datasets before with out a problem.


Has anyone else had this problem?



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I have not run into this one. Just deleted an 80MB dataset this morning and didn't have a problem.


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I am also experiencing this problem. Have you managed to figure out a solution?

Yes, I found a solution, with the help of Microsoft support. The error was occurring because unknown users still had a report or dashboard in their workspace. When we originally used these datasets they were placed in a content pack, and one or more users had not updated the content pack since we removed the datasets. In our case I ended up deleting the content pack and then I was able to delete the datasets. I would recommend checking with all users who have had access to the reports and dashboards to confirm that they are not in any workspaces.

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