DEP0700 : Registration of the app failed. Windows cannot install package xx-xx-xx-xx-xx because the package requires architecture ARM, but this computer has architecture x64.

The other day I download Bing Maps C# LocationTracking Sample from MSDN to play with it. I have to download and install Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store apps grab a Bing Maps Key and put it into the sample. Everything seems to be fine and I have no issue building the app. However, once I try to deploy it I got the error.

Error    1    Error : DEP0700 : Registration of the app failed. Windows cannot install package 21338721-D4C4-4529-B0CE-F71A3BA1B7B1 because the package requires architecture ARM, but this computer has architecture x64. (0x80073cf3)    LocationTrackingSample

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It turns out that the project is set to deploy on ARM platform. To fix it, I just go to Solution Property Pages by right-clicking the Solution name and choose “properties.”

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Once you are in the property page, you can change ARM to x64 or x86 and that should fix it.

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That is it. Now I can deploy and play with it.

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This issue seems to be simple to fix, but if you don’t know what to look for, it can be frustrated. Enjoy coding!

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