Error while trying to open the windows Phone 8 device

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saify
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Question received by our Support Team

The following error occurs when trying to open Windows Phone 8 device or install and app to the device.

"Failed to open connection to wp:Windows Phone 8S by HTC:

java.lang.Exception: java.io.IOException: CreateProcess error=267, The directory name is invalid"

What should I do?

saify
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Joined: 02/05/2015

For Windows Phone connectivity you will need Visual Studio Premium or Ultimate edition. (2013 update 4).
Here is the link to download:
http://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/downloads/download-visual-studio-vs.aspx

Visual Studio Professional will not be enough in order to use Windows Phone devices because Windows Phone SDK is not supported in Professional.