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Web Deployment Option is Missing

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 10, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net
Hi all, I'm using VS2005 with SP1. And i have deployed the Web Deployment project addin. I can see this option with a WebSite Project. but when i create an Web Application project it disappeared...There is no such option 'Add WebDeployment Project' in the Build Menu. Please help me. Its urgent!! Thanks in advance Sarthak 

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