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Problem with Running the Emulator

I cannot run the emulator. It gives an error: "The connection to adb is down, and a severe error has occured."

How can I fix it?

1 Answer

Ben Jakuben
Ben Jakuben
Treehouse Teacher

Sorry for your trouble, Leila! Have you tried restarting both the emulator and Eclipse? This error means that Eclipse isn't communicating with the emulator for some reason. If you continue to have trouble, I'd recommend checking out Genymotion to use instead of the default emulator.