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This Error Event is part of Read from File Events.

Event ID · 66400

"Could not read file"


The error indicates that Read from File Action failed to read data from the specified file.


Some possible causes are—Specified file name or path contains characters that are not allowed in folder name; Specified file does not exist; The user account that executes Automation Workshop has no permission to read files in specified path; Local or network destination disk is not accessible.


Verify whether specified path or file name does not contain characters that are not allowed in file name. Check if file exists in specified path.

Login with administrator account to set appropriate permissions. To set permissions, open Security tab in specified folder properties, choose user account on which Automation Workshop is executed and mark necessary checkboxes. Verify if source drive and location is accessible.

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