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Why is there a postback with every timer event?

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 08, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

The handler for my timer event checks the status of a table in my database.  If there is any change, it causes a redirection of the web page to occur so that the change will be displayed.  But, when the timer event handler ends without any change, it still causes the page to be re-posted with every tick.  Why?  How can I conclude each timer event without causing a postback, which interferes with the user's ability to scroll down and view the entire page?



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