I'm running parallels 8 on a Macbook Pro Retina with Windows 8.
I've install the SDK for WP8 development and obviously the emulator doesn't work.
However, some of my co-workers have been able to get this to work on VMWare using the changes outlined below.
Is there anyway to do something similar with parallels?
Before running the Windows 8 VM, a couple of configuration changes are
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1) Added (or cheeked they are present) to .vmx file these rows:
hypervisor.cpuid.v0 = "FALSE"
mce.enable = "TRUE"
vhv.enable = "TRUE"
2) Settings -> CPU and memory -> Advanced: checked "Enable hypervisor
applications in this virtual machine"
3) Settings -> CPU and memory: make sure 2 Cores (or more?) are
assigned to the Virutla machine
4) Settings -> Advanced: Preferred virtualizationn engine: Intel VT-x
After restarting Win 8 x64 VM, the HyperV system (and e.g. WIndows 8
Phone SKD debugging / Windows Phone Emulation) works perfectly.