Will there ever be a fix for the problems VS and Android emulator have working together?

Lloyd Sheen 1,401 Reputation points
2023-05-08T20:07:28.9333333+00:00

I know that certain posts of mine have been trashed but please look at what I am showing and please let me know if I am doing anything wrong to create this problem.

Went to lunch, before I did I closed VS and closed the Android emulator.

Came back and restarted VS. The app destination showed the Android emulator. F5 and wait about 5 minutes. This brings up a big problem. VS has a status bar at the bottom. While it had problems with connecting with the emulator it just said "READY". Not sure what it was ready for.

So I then opened the Tools/Android/Android Device Manager. It showed that the emulator was not running. So I clicked start. I got the first dialogue telling me that another emulator was running. I opened Task Manager and it shows that there is no emulator running. This is an ongoing problem and VS and Maui have many problems and they are not being fixed.

Well as usual the snipping tool said it would save the images but I could not find them so I run it again.

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  1. Rob Caplan - MSFT 5,427 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2023-05-08T22:05:18.39+00:00

    Visual Studio is updated regularly to address issues reported through the VS Feedback site as described at Report a problem with the Visual Studio product or installer. That is the primary location from which Visual Studio bugs are investigated, triaged, and fixed. Q&A is neither a bug reporting nor a bug tracking site.

    When reporting a problem there, please include full details including environment, version numbers, detailed repro steps, and a clear description of the difference between the expected and actual behaviour. Please follow up to your report for any requests for more information.

    The error that another emulator is running is probably correct. Your emulator is probably locked up at a level where it doesn't show up in that pane of the task manager. The Apps field only shows processes with windows. If you look in the details pane it will likely show an instance of something like qemu-system-x86_64.exe (exact process will depend on which emulator you are using and what type of system you're running on). It may also be listed under Background processes.

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