Automating PowerBI getting External Component has thrown an exception

Hello Guys,

I’m trying to automate powerBI from opening the file → refreshing the data → publishing the file → exporting it to ppt.

However, when the bot reached the publishing of the file part. I’m getting the External Component has thrown an exception.

Here’s a screenshot of the error:


Basically, the bot stops after clicking the save button since the publish power PI page won’t appear after the bot clicks the “save” button. The page will only appear after the error appears or the uipath application stops running which is weird. Do you guys have any idea why is this happening? Let me give a screenshot of what I’m talking about so you will have an idea how it looks like.

Here’s the sequence for the UIPath


I tried using the recording to put them in a container but it gives me selector error instead since the publish to power page will never show up until the uipath application stops running.


Anyone has any idea how to fix this ? Thanks a lot in advance.

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