Bug 47429 - Unable to launch Google Emulators if VS is NOT launched in admin mode
Summary: Unable to launch Google Emulators if VS is NOT launched in admin mode
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android ()
Version: 4.2.0 (C8)
Hardware: PC Windows
: High normal
Target Milestone: 4.3.0 (C9)
Assignee: Juan Marcelo Tondato
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-11-18 21:56 UTC by James Montemagno [MSFT]
Modified: 2017-03-03 21:35 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description James Montemagno [MSFT] 2016-11-18 21:56:03 UTC
1.) Create new emulator in AVD Manager
2.) Launch VS in non-admin mode
3.) Launch Android app in debug to the newly created AVD
4.) Unable to launch ->

Error message:
qemu-system-i386.exe: -drive if=none,index=0,id=system,file=C:\PROGRA~2\Android\ANDROI~1/system-images\android-23\google_apis\x86\/system.img: could not open disk image C:\PROGRA~2\Android\ANDROI~1/system-images\android-23\google_apis\x86\/system.img: Could not open 'C:\PROGRA~2\Android\ANDROI~1/system-images\android-23\google_apis\x86\/system.img': Permission denied
Comment 1 Jose Gallardo 2016-12-29 16:31:56 UTC
We're investigating the issue.
Comment 2 xamarin-release-manager 2017-01-03 16:41:19 UTC
Fixed in version (cycle9)

Author: jmt
Commit: a402a585ac904bf425034976dd9a9621a83efa7d (xamarin/XamarinVS)