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"project type is not supported by this installation"

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  • Just installed VS2010 and trying to do some REST web services.  When I try to create a new project of type "WCF Rest service Application" (which I downloaded from the online template gallery), I get "the project type is not supported by this installation".  Interestingly enough, same error is generated when I try to create a project of type "WCF Service Application" (template which ships with VS 2010).

    Also came across an EXCELLENT tutorial @ "http://blogs.msdn.com/b/endpoint/archive/2010/01/07/getting-started-with-wcf-webhttp-services-in-net-4.aspx", which has downloadable code.  Guess what, same error.

    I am using VS2010 on Win7 x64.  IIS is not installed on the machine - could that be an issue?  I assumed it would use Cassini while in VS.

    Thanks for any help,

    Joe

    My apologies if this is not in the correct forum.  I dont think its related to the WCF, but hey, if I was an expert, I wouldnt be asking all of you, right?  :-)

    • Moved by Alan_chen Thursday, August 26, 2010 2:45 AM (From:Visual C# IDE)
    • Moved by Larcolais Gong Thursday, August 26, 2010 5:13 AM (From:.NET Framework Setup)
    Tuesday, August 24, 2010 9:37 AM

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