Native Image Generator Validation Tool for Known Issues in Windows 8 Release Preview

    This tool identifies known issues with native image generation in the Windows App Certification Kit, for Windows metadata (.winmd) files in Windows 8 Release Preview.
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        The Windows App Certification Kit lets you test your app before you submit it to the Windows Store. As part of this performance testing, the Windows App Certification Kit generates native images for all the Windows metadata (.winmd) files in your app package. This makes sure that the process of automatically generating native images doesn't fail on the user's computer. All .winmd files are tested, even if they aren't part of a Windows Runtime component that's written in managed code. This is to make sure that the Windows metadata can be consumed by all languages. This tool identifies known issues for Windows 8 Release Preview. For more information, including a list of known issues and their solutions, see KB2716152.

        You must agree to the accompanying license prior to using this tool.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 7, Windows 8 Release Preview, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate

          • Windows 7 (x86 and x64)
          • Windows 8 Release Preview (x86 and x64)
          • Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
          • Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate(x64)
        • Download DetectKnownNgenFailures.exe
        • Run DetectKnownNgenFailures.exe from command prompt
        • Usage: DetectKnownNgenFailures.exe <WinMD_file> [...]