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I am using Power BI Report server, when I opened a Power BI dashboard using Power BI desktop I got this error

This report was saved in an earlier version of Power BI Desktop optamizeed for Power BI Report Server.
If you saved changed in this version of Power BI Desktop,you may no longer to open it in the earlier version of Power BI desktop or upload it to Power BI Report server.
Report saved in an earlier version in Power BI

Power BI desktop was working without any issue! but suddenly, when I edited an existing file using Power BI Desktop I got this error Report Saved in an earlier version!

Thanks for your help.


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Report Saved in an earlier version in Power BI

This issue usually occurs if you have recently installed Power BI Desktop newer version that not optimized for Power BI Report Server.

Install Power BI Desktop for Power BI Report Server

To solve Report Saved in an earlier version, you should install Power BI Desktop that optimized for Power BI Report Server:

  • Uninstall the new Power BI Desktop that you recently have installed.
  • Open Power BI Report Server URL.
  • Create a new Power BI Report.
  • The below dialog would be shown,
    Install Power BI Desktop for Power BI Report Server
  • Click on "Get Power BI Desktop" to download and install the optimized Power BI Desktop for Power BI Report Server.

For more details, Please check Missing Save To Power BI Report Server In Power BI Desktop


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Thanks Mohamed! helpful answer as usual.
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