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WCF Service (4.0 framework) in WIndows service not being discovered by other service in same soluti

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 18, 2010    Points: 0   Category :WCF
I have a solution which has two windows services.  The first one will consume the second one which is a WCF service. The WCF Service is setup to use net.pipe as the protocol.  Both services will run on solid state systems. I'm building all of this in Visual Studio 2010.  When I finished the service and built it I found that when I tried getting the service reference in the other server, I VS could not find any services in the solution???!!!!  Did I create the project incorrectly?  I followed the MSDN tutorial and created the project as a Windows Service.

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