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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 ->
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
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Fixed in version 188.8.131.522 (cycle9)
Commit: a402a585ac904bf425034976dd9a9621a83efa7d (xamarin/XamarinVS)