Category: Virtual Box

Windows Phone 7 Emulator Crashed VirtualBox.

Today I noticed something Not so cool for me as I lost almost an hour of work. I was working on something using Virtualbox and in between felt like exploring The Windows Phone 7 development Kit that I recently Installed.

Now what I did was opened Windows Phone 7 Emulator and started playing with it like searched on Bing, Surfed web using its IE, Tried voice search on it etc…

Now I turned to Virtual box to see the code I was working on and There was a Yogi on the screen Informing me that Virtual box crashed and Then an Error message telling that It crashed because one Virtualization Application can be used at a Time.

After Searching on net Found these two discussions saying the same thing.

http://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=39350

http://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=40004

Crux of above is that you can’t have two Virtualization applications running together as well as you can’t have a virtual application running inside other like Windows phone 7 Emulator inside Virtualbox.

So the Virtual Box Crashed and I lost some work for Trying Windows Phone 7 Development Kit/Emulator.

Nice start in Smartphone apps Development. Lets See where it takes me further.