[# WINDOWS8] Installing Windows Phone developer tools in Windows 8

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Good.

I am a person who lives on the boundary, I try to make each minute intense by doubts that is the last (there already is more than one to take care of this); and this is when SAC a usb drive do so directly by pulling the cable, and use Windows 8 as my OS from day to day work.

Some people when they are going to give an assessment of a product, are downloaded a beta, her tested 5 minutes and begin to think about it. In the case of Windows 8 I’ve decided to use OS over the past months and the truth is that I am quite happy.

More than of details that not me works the VPN of Avanade, that install Team Foundation Server 2010 is a hell;. Windows 8 is going very well. But a few days ago I found that the development for Windows Phone tools do not work in Windows 8.

So after asking to Joshua and the MSDN forums, I came to the post of the great Jorge Serrano, where commented how to install them on Windows Server 2008. I followed your steps taking into account that Windows 8 Developer Preview is presented if same as a server (chan!) because I had a very satisfactory result. On the one hand I could install development tools, and even activate my license from my Windows Phone development.

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But then with the emulator I wasn’t so lucky. First from Visual Studio 2010 is not possible to launch it:

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and if for some reason you think make the intelligent choice change compatibility mode so that you run in mode Windows 7

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because you are one of the smiles that I hope that it is he not famous in the near future

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But well, the great solution is to move from the emulator and work directly with the device…

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And at this point we return to the point 1.

Those who live life to the limit

  • We took the pen drives insecure way by pulling on the cable
  • We use Windows 8 as our OS for every day
  • not use Al emulator for the tests with Windows Phone, deploy and test directly in el device. Risa

Greetings @ Here

The Bruno

References:

http://geeks.Ms/blogs/Jorge/archive/2011/06/18/instalando-Las-Windows-phone-developer-tools-en-Windows-2008.aspx

http://social.msdn.Microsoft.com/forums/es-ES/windowsphone7/thread/8e75b24c-3ec9-499c-92e5-a4d42c038f35

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