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I started using Visual Studio Blend for making Windows 8 apps and I have noticed that the Live Preview doesn't load at all. What is the reason for this? I haven't been able to find anything in Google

Screenshot:

Blend error

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have you installed the VS2012 Update 1? You can also ask this in the MSDN forums, so that MS employees can look at your issue. – magicandre1981 Dec 2 '12 at 11:49
    
It is stuck at Acquiring: Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Core Libraries (Bar is half filled) Applying: Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Core Libraries (Bar is full) – pratnala Dec 2 '12 at 12:48
    
use this to download the complete files: blogs.msdn.com/b/robcaron/archive/2012/11/26/… And run the Setup after getting all files. – magicandre1981 Dec 2 '12 at 14:49
    
Yeah just found that it is a web installer. Downloading the files now. will revert after installing – pratnala Dec 2 '12 at 15:30
    
Btw how big are the files? – pratnala Dec 2 '12 at 15:32
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There was a problem with some system DLL files. Doing a refresh helped to solved this problem. Thanks to Microsoft support and magicandre1981

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