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Error "System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not find file C:\Users\<user's first name>" When Importing or Exporting an XML File (Doc ID 2461195.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 19, 2020

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version to [Release 17.12 to 18.8]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to Import or Export a Project Using XML format the following error occurs:

System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not find file C:\Users\<User's first name>


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. In P6 Professional, open a project.
  2. Select File > Import or File > Export from the menu.
  3. Attempt to import or export a project in P6 or MS Project XML format.




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