Windows Phone 8 Emulator Hardware Requirements & SLAT

Monday, November 19, 2012

Windows Phone 8 SDK was released during the BUILD conference about 3 weeks ago, and an increasing number of developers are actively developing new apps for the new platform. This post focuses on the software and hardware requirements for running the Windows Phone 8 Emulator, and specifically the requirement for hardware Second-Level Address Translation (SLAT) support. Hyper-V and SLAT Hyper-V is Microsoft’s virtualization platforms which allows creating, managing and operating virtual machines on top of a host OS. Up until Windows 8, this platform was only available on Windows Server operating systems while the client OS was...
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