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Create stunning reports and visualizations with Power BI Desktop. It puts visual analytics at your fingertips with intuitive report authoring. Drag-and-drop to place content exactly where you want it on the flexible and fluid canvas. Quickly discover patterns as you explore a single unified view of linked, interactive visualizations.


Transform and clean data

Getting your data ready to analyze can be time-consuming. We’re on a mission to make it much simpler. Try the data shaping and modeling capabilities of Power BI Desktop and take back hours in your busy day.

Complete analytics life-cycle

The Power BI Desktop is an elegant end-to-end solution for building analytics. The Desktop has all the capabilities to quickly connect, shape, visualize, and share data insights through Power BI.

Design once, view anywhere

We know you need to get data into the hands of decision makers when and where they need it. Power BI makes publishing and sharing your beautiful interactive reports easy.

To install PowerBI, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install powerbi --version 2.66.5376.1681

To upgrade PowerBI, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade powerbi --version 2.66.5376.1681


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  • tools\ChocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'PowerBI'
    # HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall
    # HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\
    $msiArgs = "/X{1824D216-16BB-44E2-9895-39B5C9B4D05C} /qb-! REBOOT=ReallySuppress"
    Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin "$msiArgs" 'msiexec'
  • tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'PowerBI'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url        = ''
    $url64      = ''
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = 'MSI'
      url           = $url
      url64bit      = $url64
      softwareName  = 'PowerBI*'
      checksum      = 'e8ccc2f91d10ed90ad7e9970ff470eeef86cc34337cd6ebb3e79a60e61f2b15f'
      checksumType  = 'sha256'
      checksum64    = '1c3c75cf0f5afbb90660d1502e94bb61555af704c635c26bbd32d2356d3f4b80'
      checksumType64= 'sha256'
      silentArgs    = "/qb ACCEPT_EULA=1 /norestart /l*v `"$($env:TEMP)\$($packageName).$($env:chocolateyPackageVersion).MsiInstall.log`""
      validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
PowerBI 2.66.5376.2521 3593 Saturday, February 23, 2019 approved
PowerBI 2.66.5376.2161 588 Thursday, February 21, 2019 approved
PowerBI 2.66.5376.1681 1181 Tuesday, February 12, 2019 approved
PowerBI 2.65.5313.1381 2262 Thursday, January 17, 2019 approved
PowerBI 2.65.5313.841 1082 Thursday, January 3, 2019 approved
PowerBI 2.65.5313.701 1619 Saturday, December 15, 2018 approved
PowerBI 2.65.5313.621 298 Wednesday, December 12, 2018 approved
PowerBI 2.64.5285.741 1022 Tuesday, November 20, 2018 approved
PowerBI 2.64.5285.701 252 Saturday, November 17, 2018 approved
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