To check the system requirements, installation files detail, users have to navigate to “Advanced download options”. Following are the system requirements to download Power BI tool −
Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Power BI Desktop requires Internet Explorer 9 or higher
Microsoft Power BI Desktop is available for 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) platforms
Users can select a language in which they want to install Power BI and following files are available for download.
This is the link to directly download Power BI files −
PBIDesktop_x64.msi shows a 64-bit OS file. Select the file you want to install as per OS type and click Next. Save the installation file on the local drive.
When you run the installation file, following screen is displayed.
Accept the license agreement and follow the instructions on the screen to finish the installation.
When Power BI is installed, it launches a welcome screen. This screen is used to launch different options related to get data, enrich the existing data models, create reports as well as publish and share reports.