Update: A microsoft employee provided a registry fix, which solved the problem: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/74fafd96-50cf-4d77-9d7a-41620c5487a5/ipoverusbsvc-service-missing-in-windows-10-rc-build-10240?forum=winforms
Yesterday I updated my notebook to the most recent build (10240) of windows 10, which is some kind of a „release candidate“ build.
When I tried to deploy an updated version of my app „Daily Activities“ to the phone today I got an error: Windows Phone IP over USB Transport (IpOverUsbSvc) is not running. Retry after starting Windows Phone IP over USB Transport (IpOverUsbSvc) from the services management console.
When searching for this problem the solutions you find are: The „Windows Phone IP over USB Transport“ service is not running and you should try to start it manually.
BUT: This service does not even exist, when I checked the services of my computer so there is nothing I can start! 🙁
I tried to re-install Visual Studio 2015, Visual Studio 2013, the Windows 8.1 SDK and even the Windows Phone 8.0 SDK. I also tried to manually install this service, which is located at „C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Phone Tools\CoreCon\11.0\Bin“
Nothing worked – the service did not show up…and I do not know why at the moment.
Deployment to the phone was working in the previous build 10166 and of course also in windows 8.1 so it seems this problem was introduced with the most recent version of windows 10 which is REALLY bad.
Beside from not beeing able to deply and test my apps on a real device it also means that the testing department of MS did not test development of apps their own platform. 🙁
Are any of my readers developers who are using the latest version of windows 10 and have the same problem?
I created a thread for this in a developer forum: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/74fafd96-50cf-4d77-9d7a-41620c5487a5/ipoverusbsvc-service-missing-in-windows-10-rc-build-10240?forum=winforms
At the moment I am waiting for an answer from MS and from other developers.