Guide: How to Install and Run Windows 8 and Visual Studio 2012 with Phone Emulator in Virtual Machine

21 בפברואר 2013

Many developers that want to develop apps for Windows Phone 8 are required to install Windows 8 on their PCs, because Visual Studio 2012 that allows developing projects for Windows Phone 8 require this. Also, phone emulator in VS12 requires Hyper-V option that isn’t included in Windows 7. In this post I’ll explain how to avoid installing Windows 8 in order to run VS12 with phone emulator. 1. Get Windows Setup: If you don’t have your own installation of Windows 8 you can download it for free from Microsoft’s website: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/jj554510.aspx ...