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Microsoft Device Emulator 3.0 -- Standalone Release

  • Published:
  • Version: 3.0
  • Category: Application
  • Language: English

This is the v3 release of the Device Emulator, that released with Visual Studio 2008. V3 updates the V2 emulator that released with Windows Mobile 6.

  • Microsoft Device Emulator 3.0 is the third publicly released version of the Device Emulator for ARM-based devices. This emulator will also release with Visual Studio 2008.Device Emulator 3.0 will replace the executables and DLLs from previous releases (1.0 and 2.0). The main addition with Device Emulator 3.0 is the new automation API for the device emulator manager, which allows developers programmatic access to perform the same operations on installed emulator images that can be performed interactively on the Device Emulator Manager drop-down and context menus.


Status: Deleted

This download is no longer available on The downloads below are archives provided by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine from the Microsoft Download Center prior to August 2020.

SHA1: a0de78a04e0af037027512f9c89c4a4d18896132
1.08 MB
SHA1: 18e269d11f2877e8067c26bb217a0fe50f5ef9c4
1.06 MB

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP

  • Windows XP SP2, Windows 2003 Server SP1, Windows Vista

Installation Instructions

  • To install the emulator, run the executable that is provided with this download. If you are installing the emulator for the first time and intend to use it as a standalone product for running your applications, then you will have to register the binaries that come with this release. When installing on Windows Vista, you will need to run the installation as an administrator.
    Note on Windows Vista running on x64: We have also released a separate download for x64 Windows Vista systems. This installer contains a version of SerDMAASPlugin.dll compiled for 64-bit systems.