System.Drawing in XNA

Hello experts,

I am writing a simple game for Win7 for mobile phones using XNA.

I try to re- use file with methods created for software working in Windows environment.

I added it to my XNA project but following lines give me error messages:

using System.Drawing;
using System.Windows.Forms;

I get error: "The type or namespace name 'Drawing' does not exist in the namespace 'System' (are you missing an assembly reference?)

What do I do wrong?
Maybe it is not possible to use these namespaces in XNA application?

Thank you

panJames
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Carl TawnConnect With a Mentor Systems and Integration DeveloperCommented:
You can't use System.Drawing for XNA because part of its target is the XBox which does not support those libraries.
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