In the folder where DAX Studio is installed (usually
c:\program files\DaxStudio) you will find a program called
In cases where DAX Studio fails to start up this utility can be used to identify potential issues with your PC or the Microsoft data providers that DAX Studio relies upon.
When you run
DaxStudio.Checker.exe it will produce output similar to the following.
This can then be copied and pasted into an issue on GitHub if required to assist with troublshooting.
In some cases additional, deeper levels of logging may be required. DAX Studio Checker includes some menu items to assist in switching on this logging. This is usually not required, but in some rare cases the developers may request that you enable one or more of these options to assist in finding issues.