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Unable to Open Multiple Workbooks at Once


Published: 13 Jul 2018
Last Modified Date: 10 Dec 2018

Issue

When you try to open a Tableau workbook while another workbook is still open, the following error occurs.

Error starting local Hyper instanceIPC_NamedPipe::Select(WaitForMultipleObjects): Timeout

 

 

 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 2018.1
  • Windows

Resolution

Ensure that you have the most recent Windows updates installed on the computer running Tableau Desktop.

Cause

Windows was not up to date. 
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