troubleshooting Question

Copy table in access database

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I need to copy a table into a new table.  I need to copy the data and the structure of the table.
I have tried using a command to create the new table but it does not copy my primary key.  When i try to update the new table i get an error because the table does not have a primary key.

 This is the command i use to copy the table
Dim cmd1 As New OleDb.OleDbCommand("SELECT * INTO " & newTable & " From " & oldTable)
        con.Open()
        cmd1.ExecuteNonQuery()



        con.Open()
        sql = "Select * from " & newTable
        da = New OleDb.OleDbDataAdapter(sql, con)
        Dim ds As New DataSet
        Dim dt As New DataTable

        da.Fill(ds, "newPart")
        DataGrid1.DataSource = ds
        Dim cb As New OleDb.OleDbCommandBuilder(da)

        ds.Tables("newPart").Rows(0).Item("PO_Number") = Convert.ToInt32(txtPO.Text)
        ds.Tables("newPart").Rows(0).Item("Rec_Date") = pickDate.Text
        ds.Tables("newPart").Rows(0).Item("Quantity") = Convert.ToInt32(txtQty.Text)
        ds.Tables("newPart").Rows(0).Item("consignment") = True
        ds.Tables("newPart").Rows(0).Item("Num_Samples") = Convert.ToInt32(txtNumSamp.Text)

         da.Update(ds, "newPart")
after i try the update i get this error:

 dynamic sql generation for the UpdateCommad is not supported against a selectCommand that does not return any key column information
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