Power Bi Binding error: Fix it now with these 2 solutions

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Power Bi Binding Error

Microsoft Power Bi is a business analytics tool that helps to formulate strategies and commercial reports. Users often encounter Power Bi binding errors. If you are one of them, do not worry. We have brought you a guide to fix this error.

How to deal with the Power BI Binding error

There are two easy ways to get rid of this Power Bi binding error. You can use each of these two.

1. Try Debugging

Power bi binding error

  1. Debug Visual
    Visual debugging helps to get rid of Power Bi Binding error. If you can’t find the debug visual in the visualizations tab, please enable it by going into Power Bi settings.
  2. Upgrade NodeJS
    If you are facing an error that says ‘Pbiviz’ command not found then run Pbiviz in terminal’s command line. If you do not see help screen after running it, it is due to an incorrect or older version of NodesJS. Upgrade your NodeJS to NodesJs version 4.0 or above. 
  3. Reinstall SSL Certificates
    If you are getting an error that says ‘Can’t connect visual server’, please make sure that your SSL certificates are valid and properly installed.

This guide will make you a better Power BI user. Do check it out.

2. Visual Data Binding Error
Power bi binding error
Cause of this error:

This error is usually caused if the column names are changed in the wrong way.


Binding Error of Visual data can be fixed by avoiding ‘&’ variable. Many users report that the error in visual data is due to this variable in table visuals.

Power Bi binding error is quite frustrating for most users. Nevertheless, it can easily be resolved in a very short time. Also by using the above-mentioned ways, you can tackle almost all common errors regarding Microsoft Power Bi.