Error creating database:1 is not a supported code page


Bizagi displays an error when trying to create a project. The error shows that the "codepage is not supported".

Applies to

Bizagi Studio All Versions.


Whenever attempting to create a new Bizagi Project, the creation fails and the Summary of Problems displays the following error:

Error loading the model because it is being used
Restore database:1 is not supported code page.
Parameter name: codepage


The error is caused because of having Windows regional configuration using an unsupported location.


Change your account location to United States in Control Panel > Clock, Language, and Region > Region > Location, and ensure you replicate these settings to all applicable accounts.

Note that it applies to the Windows account you use to launch Bizagi when creating a new project.

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