Windows Phone 7 Series Emulator Unlocked & Revealed in Depth

by Brian on March 19, 2010

Dan Ardelean has completely unlocked the Windows Phone 7 Series emulator allowing the developers to see the mobile operating system components of the ROM which Microsoft didn’t want you to see.

Windows Phone 7 Series emulator

After hacking o unlocking the modified Windows Phone 7 Series emulator ROM, You can now access some of the missing features that were demoed at MWC and MIX10.


How to unlock Windows Phone 7 Series emulator ROM

  1. Download the developer tools (Visual Studio 10 express) from Microsoft, Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1. Install all of them.
  2. Download the .BIN file from Dan Ardelean (mirror)
  3. Rename the file to WM70C1.bin
  4. Navigate to C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\WindowsPhone\v7.0\Emulation\Images
  5. Rename the existing WM70C1.bin to WM70C1_old.bin
  6. Copy paste the downloaded bin file

It is important to note that Windows Phone 7 Series and this ROM in particular is in early stage and may not resemble with the final Windows Phone 7 device UI.


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