Adobe Air Message

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22 Sep, 2012 06:46 AM

When attempting to use the iPhone simulator as an extension in WebMatrix 2.0, the following error message appears:
This application requires a version of Adobe AIR which cannot be found.
Please download the latest version of the runtime from
or contact the application author for an updated version.

System Sony Vaio, Windows 7 64bit, WebMatrix 2.0 release version.

Steps taken.
Get AIR from
Restart WebMatrix
Restart PC
Uninstall iPhone emulator
Reinstall iPhone emulator
Restart WebMatrix

Still same error mesage. Same for iPad emulator too.

Any suggestions?


  1. 1 Posted by Hakan on 22 Sep, 2012 10:13 AM

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    you must change a forder name and dll name in
    C:\Users\YOU\AppData\Local\Microsoft\WebMatrix\Extensions\20\iPhoneSimulator\ElectricMobileSim\Adobe AIR

    C:\Users\YOU\AppData\Local\Microsoft\WebMatrix\Extensions\20\iPhoneSimulator\ElectricMobileSim\Adobe AIR\Version\1.0\Adobe%20AIR.dll

    C:\Users\YOU\AppData\Local\Microsoft\WebMatrix\Extensions\20\iPhoneSimulator\ElectricMobileSim\Adobe AIR\Version\1.0\Adobe AIR.dll

  2. 2 Posted by Simon on 22 Sep, 2012 09:56 PM

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    All good, thanks Hakan.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Shaun Sullivan on 02 Oct, 2012 05:50 PM

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    Microsoft has released the fix for this.

  4. Shaun Sullivan closed this discussion on 02 Oct, 2012 05:50 PM.

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