error on web service update error downloading http:// ....

Posted on 2014-12-15
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Last Modified: 2014-12-16
I have a windows application that references web services.  
This application was something that worked a couple of months before - but now gives me an error on one of the web services.
I tried to update the web service reference and get the below error too.  
"There was an error downloading http:// <ip address>/service.asmx?WSDL
The request failed with the error message .....
Question by:indikad
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Gary earned 2000 total points
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It would appear the web service no longer exists or is not working
You would need to contact whoever the provider is

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ID: 40501867
hi Gary

That's what I thought - thanks for confirming my assumptions. I cannot get anything to load even if I type the url on a web browser.
I have contacted the support  - ( they are a bit slow to respond ) but good to be prepared so asked the question here.

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