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pac pcf init not working



I have installed all components as described on but when I run the pac pcf init command nothing happens (see attachment).


Already removed e reinstalled, restarted computer, etc.


Any idea of what could be wrong?


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Hi @Anonymous,


I see you are using Visual Studio Developer Command Prompt. 


I recommend using PowerShell or standard command line. There should be no issues once you have the Power App CLI installed.


Let us know if that helps,


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Hi @ryanspain 


I´ve tried all of them. I will try to remove everything and install it again.



Hi @Anonymous 

Not sure if this will help, but some of my colleagues had some problems with the telemetry. It was blocked somehow (not sure if the antivirus had problems, or something else).

Disabling the telemetry helped them. Maybe it's worth trying:

pac telemetry disable

Best regards,


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Hi @DianaBirkelbach 


Thanks for your reply, but apparently I don`t have this option?

When I run command pac help, I only see 2 options:


C:>pac help
Launcher usage: pac [install] [use]

install <version# | latest> Install 'latest' or a specified version of the Microsoft PowerApps CLI
use <version# | latest> Use 'latest' or a specified version of the Microsoft PowerApps CLI




Interesting!! What happens when you run following command?

pac install latest

 Can you post the output from the above command?

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