I am unfamiliar with the book but some things to check:
If you have a solution that has multiple projects make sure that the Windows project is the startup project (the project with your forms). To set a project as the start up project, right click on it in the solution explorer and select "Set as startup project" from the properties menu.
If your project contains nothing but .VB
files, you can not run this project, you can only grab the .dll that is in your bin directory and use it in other applications.
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