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You cannot run Windows Phone 8 SDK emulator in Visual Studio 2012 for Windows 8.1 Preview

After you upgrade your computer to Windows 8.1 Preview, you cannot run Windows Phone 8 Software Development Kit (SDK) emulator (XDE.exe) in Microsoft Visual Studio 2012.
To resolve this issue, install Visual Studio 2012 Update 3.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Article ID: 2864215 - Last Review: 06/26/2013 21:19:00 - Revision: 1.0

  • Windows Phone Developer Tools
  • Windows 8.1 Preview
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Phone
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Premium 2012
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2012
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012
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