Android Question cannot install emulator in latest version of B4A

howard bassen

Licensed User
please hep me get up and running. i tried to follow the steps from the Beginners Guide but the selections are not there. when I create an AVD in the B4A AVD manager I first create a new device. when I click start I get the messages

error: failed to create temp directory for crash services communications

warning : failed to open temp file

emulator : warning encryption is off
emulator: error: x86 emulation requires hardware

please ensure is properly instslled
HAXM is not installed on the machine


Licensed User
One to thing worth mentioning, avoid using the emulator, it is very slow, it's better to use a real device or an alternate emulator, but a real device is always recommended.
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Peter Simpson

Licensed User
The AVDs included in the new B4A are seriously fast on my laptop @NJDude, but that's on my machine which is already fast in the first place. If HAXM is working correctly there shouldn't be a problem with speed, well not unless there's a low memory issue.

By default I do use real devices via B4A-Bridge, but for testing different screen sizes I use the emulator. The original older emulator is as slow as a snail, actually I would probably say that a snail is faster than the old emulator, but not the newer emulator :)
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