Visual Studio 2015, Windows 10 under VMWare Fusion 7 on a Mac
Trying to run up my windows project using Xamarin for windows phone 8. Kept getting this error when the windows phone 8.1 emulator
"Failed to start the virtual machine
Researched a bit and had a few goes and quite a few different solutions but had to manually edit .vmx file which is inside the vmware folders.
Had to add
hypervisor.cpuid.v0 = "FALSE"
Make sure you do this with the VM shutdown. And bobs your uncle it now runs up the windows 8.1 emulators. Took a while to run them up the first time but it did finally come up. Can now debug my Xamarin project on windows phone 8.1.