Unable to export start layout

Valued Contributor

Hi all,


I am running Export-StartLayout -path .\start.xml -UseDesktopApplicationID to export the start layout however I get this error: 


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Any ideas?

4 Replies
best response confirmed by AB21805 (Valued Contributor)
Tried it on Windows 10 and 11 in PowerShell 5 and 7... No issue, did you manage to find anything?

Hi @AB21805,

Are you running PowerShell as the current user, or did you run it from an elevated PowerShell session by running it as administrator? From my experience, this error is shown when you run Export-StartLayout from an elevated PowerShell session.


Grtz,  Ruud

Any update?
Normally that message is shown when running powershell as a different user that is not logged on at that time on the device.....