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Microsoft Visual Studio cannot run the Windows App Certification Kit version 3.x if the program is installed on a computer that is running Windows 10 Technical Preview. This problem affects Microsoft Visual Studio "14," Microsoft Visual Studio 2013, and Microsoft Visual Studio 2012.

In this situation, you receive an error message that states that the installed version of the Windows App Certification Kit is not supported on this version of Windows.


To work around this problem, validate your Windows 8.1, Windows 8, or Windows Phone 8.1 apps by running the Windows App Certification Kit on Windows 8.1. You can do this by running Visual Studio "14," Visual Studio 2013, or Visual Studio 2012 on Windows 8.1, or by using a remote computer that is running Windows 8.1.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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