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WSS 3.0 Custom Event Reciever - Could not load type

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I am following this atricle for creating Custom Event Reciever. But get following error in the event viewer.

Could not load type 'CustomEventReciever.MyListEventReceiver1 ' from assembly 'CustomEventReciever, Version=1.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=a5aefc93fbdd5509'.

1. I cretaed class library with CustomEventReciever name and class MyListEventReceiver1within it.

2. Signed relesed version of assembly CustomEventReciever.dll

3. Added assembly to GAC using "gacutil.exe -if CustomEventReciever.dll"
it is added to GAC successfully

4. then creted feature.xml and elements.xml files at C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\12\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\BindingToAListType
(Files are attached here)

But when I install and activate the feature I get the above error in event log and feature dose not work the way it should.

What can be the problem? I use VS Express 2010 so I dont have sharepoint extention for it.

Thank you very much!
elements.xml
feature.xml
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dhawalseth earned 500 total points
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Dear SBSAdmin,

The problem seems to be with the namespace declaration.

The elements.xml you provided, contains two different namespace for event receiver class. Here have a look:

<Class>CustomEventReciever.MyListEventReceiver1</Class>
and
<Class> CustomEventReciever.EventReceivers.MyListEventReceiver1 </Class>

Check and verify how you want to declare your namespace.

Create a uniform namespace and you should not receive this error anymore.

Enjoy!!....
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It worked!...Thank you very much!
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