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Android

Aaron Luhning
Aaron Luhning
3,012 Points

Emulator not working - emulator-arm.exe stopped working

Hi, I'm working on the Android projects and followed instructions to install eclipse and am trying to run the Crystal Ball program. When I hit run, the above error shows up (emulator-arm.exe stopped working). I've done a Google search to try and remedy and have tried changing memory settings in AVD manager, resolution, gpu emulation (all things others have tried....) Nothing seems to work. Running into a wall - any suggestions to help me get the emulator working?

Edited 7 Sep - No suggestions??? Here is the console output.

2013-09-07 05:03:27 - Crystal Ball] ------------------------------ [2013-09-07 05:03:27 - Crystal Ball] Android Launch! [2013-09-07 05:03:27 - Crystal Ball] adb is running normally. [2013-09-07 05:03:27 - Crystal Ball] Performing com.example.crystal.ball.MainActivity activity launch [2013-09-07 05:03:27 - Crystal Ball] Automatic Target Mode: launching new emulator with compatible AVD 'Android41' [2013-09-07 05:03:27 - Crystal Ball] Launching a new emulator with Virtual Device 'Android41'

Doesn't help much. I've now tried different versions of eclipse ensuring 32 bit version and 32 bit version of Java are installed. Also tried 64 bit version of each (running windows 8 on a Microsoft Surface Pro). Still getting the error...

2 Answers

Aaron Luhning
Aaron Luhning
3,012 Points

After days of pulling my hair out, I'm in business. On the Surface Pro, the updated display drivers are buggy. I had to rollback to the previous driver (through the device manager, display, rollback driver) Once I did that, the error went away and the emulator started up fine.

Hope this helps someone else and saves them days of their lives. Cheers.

Ben Jakuben
Ben Jakuben
Treehouse Teacher

So glad you got it working! Sorry for the delayed response from me--I was on holiday this past weekend.

Tommy Gebru
Tommy Gebru
30,150 Points

I have a question about the AVD Manager

Ben Jakuben
Ben Jakuben
Treehouse Teacher

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