How administrators can manage the Power BI Desktop sign-in form

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The first time Power BI Desktop is launched, a sign-in form is displayed. Information can be filled in, or sign in to Power BI to continue. Administrators manage this form by using a registry key.

Initial sign-in form for Power BI Desktop

Administrators use the following registry key to disable the sign-in form. This can also be pushed to an entire organization by using global policies.

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Microsoft Power BI Desktop
valueName: ShowLeadGenDialog

You can also try the following key, which has been successful for some customers based on their configurations:

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft Power BI Desktop
valueName: ShowLeadGenDialog

A value of 0 will disable the dialog.

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