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    • Microsoft.Mashup.OleDb.1 provider is not registered issue

      A recent Office update seems to be causing issues for some users, with refreshing connections that use the default Power Query connector in Excel using Power Update. Users who experience this issue usually can find the following message in the Power ...
    • Power BI Upload issues

      Power BI has recently updated their APIs to enforce TLS 1.2, which might cause issues with publishing pbix files to Power BI. If you are having issues with uploading pbix files to Power BI using Power Update, you can try enforcing TLS 1.2 on the ...
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    • Power Update Doesn't Start or Unable to create tasks

      If Power Update crashes during opening, the issue is most likely: Power Update is not run as Administrator. Open Power Update using Right click\Run As Administrator. Not all components of .NET Framework are installed. In this case install .NET 4.7 or ...
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    • Backup, Restore or Migrate jobs with Power Update

      Backup the files Back up your tasks regularly if you want to make sure you have a current set to restore if the machine has to be rebuilt, make a copy of the following files and directories: C:\Users\[USER]\AppData\Local\Power Update\Settings.xml ...
    • Power Update Command Line Parameters

      Running PU jobs in a batch file: After you have defined the jobs, you can take even more control over the jobs by i.e. running them sequentially in a batch job. Here are the command line parameters supported:  PQRefresh.exe command line (normal ...
    • Task List refreshing too fast

      It might happen when working with many tasks that you cannot select some of those that are on the bottom because the list refreshes too often. To solve this problem: 1. Navigate to the program's installation folder. 2. Open up the ...
    • Excel 2016 No model found, or XmlaClient error

      If you are using Excel 2016 Power Update needs to use a different set of libraries to connect to your Excel Data Model. Normally Power Update sets this automatically, but in some cases it fails to do so due to lack of permissions, or multiple Excel ...
    • SSAS Restoring roles fails

      If you encounter issues during a Power Update task that restores an Excel workbook to an SSAS Tabular database and the roles are not restored properly, use a custom xmla script to synchronize or create the roles after the restore. The xmla script ...