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namespace name "HttpWebRequest" does not exist in namespace "System.Net"

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Hi all,
VS 2008 is complaining that HttpWebRequest class is not in System.Net namespace

I have referenced System.Net and have coded "using System.Net"

I think its a setup problem rather than a coding error

The type or namespace name 'HttpWebRequest' does not exist in the namespace 'System.Net' (are you missing an assembly reference?) C:\Documents and Settings\user\My Documents\Visual Studio 2008\Projects\WebDAV\WebDAV\WebDAVAppointmentHandl er.cs 25 19 WebDAV

Any help much appreciated
Feb 14 '08 #1
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What type of project is this?
If you go to the references section in the solution explorer, you should see some namespaces listed.
I have:

With just those in the references section, I am able to find HttpWebRequest under the System.Net namespace.

According to msdn, it's supported in all .NET versions:
Feb 14 '08 #2

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I had the and referenced

after adding system (alone) it built successfully

Feb 15 '08 #3

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