In this article, we want to discuss the Launch error from installation ‘vm_web2.exe’ and how to resolve the problem. Before we get started, if you want to know about the IntelliSense feature of SQL Server 2008, please go through the following article: IntelliSense feature in SSMS 2008 R2 not working.


When you launch the SDK installation from the ‘vm_web2.exe’ file, sometime you may show the following error: Windows Phone 7 SDK – Visual Studio setup cannot run in compatibility mode. If you face a problem, you should follow the step to solve as down:

  1. Right-click on vw_web2.exe 
  2. Click Properties
  3. On the Compatibility tab uncheck “Run this program in compatibility mode for”
  4. Press Apply then click OK.


Note: if the checkbox is disabled press the button “Show settings for all users” at the bottom of the Properties dialog then unchecked “Run this program in compatibility mode for”, press Apply then click OK.

Launch error from installation vm_web2.exe

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