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Posts: 1,178
Registered: ‎02-19-2009
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Cannot install BB10 and PlayBook simulator on Windows 8

As subject,

when I try to install simulators I get this error:

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Developer
Posts: 1,178
Registered: ‎02-19-2009
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Cannot install BB10 and PlayBook simulator on Windows 8

I just runned the installer in windows 7 compatibility mode and it worked like a charm.

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Posts: 10
Registered: ‎11-27-2012
My Device: Playbook
My Carrier: Orange

Re: Cannot install BB10 and PlayBook simulator on Windows 8

I tried Win7 compatibility mode and it still doesn't work for me

Contributor
Posts: 10
Registered: ‎01-10-2010
My Device: TORCH 9800

Re: Cannot install BB10 and PlayBook simulator on Windows 8

I have the same problem?

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Developer
Posts: 1,178
Registered: ‎02-19-2009
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Cannot install BB10 and PlayBook simulator on Windows 8

it's strange, windows 7 compatibility mode on the .exe installer worked for me.

Developer
Posts: 34
Registered: ‎02-04-2012
My Device: BlackBerry PlayBook
My Carrier: T-Mobile

Re: Cannot install BB10 and PlayBook simulator on Windows 8

Is this error with the latest Beta4 they released couple of days ago?

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Posts: 20
Registered: ‎11-27-2012
My Device: BlackBerry Playbook
My Carrier: Nothing

Re: Cannot install BB10 and PlayBook simulator on Windows 8

You have to put the file in Windows 7 compatibility mode, and run as administrator.
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