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Error "Error parsing XML at line 1 of the file: not well-formed" Opening a Downloaded Workbook After Windows 10 Upgrade


Published: 11 Aug 2015
Last Modified Date: 13 Nov 2017

Issue

When opening downloaded workbooks, after upgrading the computer running Tableau Desktop to Windows 10, the following error might occur:

Error parsing XML at line 1 of the file: not well-formed

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 9.0.0
  • Windows 10

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue that has been corrected in more recent releases.
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