VS2012 to VS2013 ImageList bug

So the problem is like this. My project was in VS 2012

I installed to VS2013 and opened the project.

Any form which had ImageList inside it, the designer will no longer open

err

If i click the error it takes me to lines witgh imagelist
img
the errors are refferences root unavailable or index not found (for image list)

error

this all worker prior to 2013, and running the programalso works, but editing the forms in design mode does not work.

Please help
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Ess KayEntrapenuerAsked:
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Ess KayConnect With a Mentor EntrapenuerAuthor Commented:
Had to close all IDEs,  reopen project
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CodeCruiserCommented:
It looks like you had some issues converting the project. Do you have a References node available in your project? Are you able to expand it and see references? Same with resources?
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Ess KayEntrapenuerAuthor Commented:
imagelist1 is never inside the refernces node. its probably pcked inside the references.dll somewhere



If i run the project, all the images work


the refernces root node unavailable points to this message

   Me.imageList1.ImageStream = CType(resources.GetObject("imageList1.ImageStream"), System.Windows.Forms.ImageListStreamer)


the images are clearly there, and you can see them at runtime

All 29 of them for this form
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CodeCruiserCommented:
Yes I know imagelist would not be in References. I was basing my suggestion on error message.
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ktaczalaCommented:
Do you have option strict ON ? turn it off.
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Ess KayEntrapenuerAuthor Commented:
Figured it out
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Ess KayEntrapenuerAuthor Commented:
Thanks for playing
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