This article describes the new Windows Phone Software Development Kit (SDK) update for Windows Phone 7.8.
New components that this update includesThis update includes the following new components:
- Adds a new Windows Phone 7.8 emulator in Windows Phone SDK.
- Adds a new emulator entry in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 for Windows Phone 7.8 the emulator.
New features that this update enablesThis update includes the following new features:
- Adds the ability to start a Windows Phone 7.8 emulator in Visual Studio 2010 and Visual Studio 2012.
- Adds the ability to validate Windows Phone applications on the Windows Phone 7.8 emulator.
2643715 Windows Phone SDK 7.1.1 is available
Update informationWindows Phone SDK update for Windows Phone 7.8 is available from the following Windows Phone Develop Center website: For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online servicesMicrosoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
PrerequisitesTo apply this update, you must have Windows Phone SDK 7.1 or Windows Phone SDK 8.0 installed on your computer.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 2791168 - Last Review: Feb 16, 2017 - Revision: 3
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