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Import Excel Data Using Generic Sheet Name

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I'm importing data from an excel spreadsheet into an ASP.NET web page.  The problem is the sheet name keeps changing.  It's always the first sheet in the excel book - but the users change the name.

Is there a generic name for the first sheet in Excel.   So if the user names the sheet to "employees" - when I make a connection can I use something like [Sheet(0)]?

Using ASP.NET 4.0 and xlsx file.

Here's my typical connection:  (Source name not complete path here.)
In Web.config
 <add name="csXLMembers" connectionString="Provider=Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0;Data Source=...\Members.xlsx;Extended Properties=Excel 12.0"/>

Code Behind aspx Page
 Dim conString As String = ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings("csXLMembers").ConnectionString

****  The following line is where I want to use a generic name instead of Sheet1$
 Dim cmd As OleDbCommand = New OleDbCommand("SELECT * FROM [Sheet1$]", con)

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