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Color Square appears with Hololens emulator using Parallels 11 for Mac

edited August 2016 in Questions And Answers

After the emulator opens up with the nested hyper v enabled, 8 gig's set aside, and 4 processors, it works fine for a little while, but for some reason a square colored cube appears in place of the Hololens store browser, or any browsers.

Any suggestions?

Best Answer


  • Did you build and deploy the template application from Visual Studio? That's what appears to be running in your emulator.

  • AR123AR123
    edited August 2016

    @timg Yes, I've basically followed the steps in this video. Was I not suppose to use the template from Visual Studio?


    Here are some of the outPuts right before the square appears:

    The thread 0xb84 has exited with code 0 (0x0).
    The thread 0xc90 has exited with code 0 (0x0).
    The thread 0xa40 has exited with code 0 (0x0).
    The thread 0xd70 has exited with code 0 (0x0).

    Also, here's the specs from the MacBookPro used; I'm pretty sure I met the system requirements.

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