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VB.net Duplicating a table - primary key not created

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Murray BrownFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
Visual Basic.NETMicrosoft SQL Server
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Hi

In my VB.net app, I use the following SQL statement to duplicate a table. If  the original table has an Identity field that is a primary key the new table created has this identity column but it is no longer a primary key field. Why would thid be?

sSQL = "SELECT * INTO [My New Table] FROM [My Old Table]"
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