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Need Help w/ VS 2008 Upgrade/Compile Problem

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I am having a problem with a VB.NET Windows application originally authored in the Express Version of VS 2005, which I ran through the VS 2008 Upgrade Wizard.  On compile, I am getting the error message "Resource name 'WindowsApplication1.WindowsApplication1.Form1' cannot be used more than once".

The system consists of a main application module, a form (named Form1), and references to common MS DLL's (ADODB, Scripting Runtime, and routine .NET System.* namespaces).

I did a global search on the term  "Form1", and it appears in the following places:

(1) Class declaration in Form1's code page (i.e., "Public Class Form1").
(2) The InitializeComponent() subroutine created by VB.NET (i.e., "Me.Name = "Form1"" and "Me.Text = "Form1"") in Form1's code page.
(3) The resource file for Form1 ($this.Name is set to "Form1" as a text string).
(4) The declaration of the On Load handler for Form1 in Form1's code page ("Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load").

This application worked correctly when previously compiled in VS 2005 Express, and I made no changes to the code after running the VS 2008 conversion wizard.

Any ideas would be much appreciated.

Thank you, Stewart Engelman
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