Unhandled System.IO.PathTooLongException when doing certifications with WACK 3.1 tool

  Writing to cover an issue that has been occurring in the certifications recently.   The basic issue is the certification tool will attempt to do checks on the setup packages that are compressed files to ensure the files are compiled with security checks in place. When the path is exceeding 248 characters, the tool will…

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Running the Microsoft Platform Ready Test Tool inside of Hyper-V image

Hi everyone, Writing today to pass along a tip on using the Microsoft Platform Ready Test Tool (v4.0).  In my prior blog post, I had blogged on a common support request that we have getting for running the Microsoft Platform Ready Test Tool (v4.0) with Windows Error Reporting needing to be enabled on the server.   Another…

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Microsoft Platform Ready Test Tool & Windows Error Reporting

Hello everyone,   My name is Nathan Manis.  I work as part of the Microsoft Developer Support team here at Microsoft support.  My team supports customers who are using the technologies and tools that are part of the Microsoft Windows SDK.  One common question that we are seeing nowadays is around application certification for the Windows 8…

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