Windows Phone Emulator Crashing

While trying to run a Windows Phone 8 App on Windows 8.1, Visual Studio 2012 I was getting compatibility Error.


In order to resolve this issue, you will need to install the Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Update 3 on your system. This will fix the issue.

You can download the Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 latest Update from Microsoft Download Center


More Error Details:

“This program has compatibility issues”

On clicking Run the program without getting help it gave error regarding Xde.exe

Xde.exe has stopped working.


Problem signature:

Problem Event Name:    CLR20r3

Problem Signature 01:    XDE.exe

Problem Signature 02:    8.0.9900.0

Problem Signature 03:    50627a5e

Problem Signature 04:    System.Management

Problem Signature 05:    4.0.30319.33440

Problem Signature 06:    520042ce

Problem Signature 07:    da

Problem Signature 08:    3f

Problem Signature 09:    System.Management.Management

OS Version:    6.3.9600.

Locale ID:    16393   

Additional Information 1:    5861

Additional Information 2:    5861822e1919d7c014bbb064c64908b2

Additional Information 3:    01d7

Additional Information 4:    01d7340064827245f2249cd1f1a7c264


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On looking at event viewer it showed error:

The application (Microsoft Windows Phone Emulator, from vendor Microsoft) has the following problem: Microsoft Windows Phone Emulator is incompatible with this version of Windows. For more information, contact Microsoft.

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