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I've been trying to install Visual Studio 2012 for windows phone in my windows 7 box. I know that is posible because this page says that the 2012 version is compatible: but I get that I'm not running Windows 8

Anyone knows how to install VS2012 for windows phone in windows 7? Is it possible then?

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The Windows Phone SDK update for Windows Phone 7.8 works in Vista+, but Windows Phone SDK 8.0 works only in Win8 x64. – Karan Feb 21 '13 at 5:03
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According to Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Phone (which is lead to directly from the top result for me googling for visual studio 2012 for windows phone), only the x64 versions of Windows 8 are supported.

So going by that, it is not possible to install that version of Visual Studio on Windows 7.

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