The Designer cannot be displayed when running with elevated privileges. Please restart this program in non-elevated mode to enable the Designer.


If you see such a picture in your Visual Studio 2011 DP you probably have run VS as Administrator.

To enable designer run VS 2011 as ordinary user and you problem will disapier.

About Bahrudin Hrnjica

PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Microsoft MVP for .NET. Likes .NET, Math, Mechanical Engineering, Evolutionary Algorithms, Blogging.

Posted on 26/09/2011, in .NET, Metro style App, Windows 8 and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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