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Session State Problem

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 23, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net



I just for the first time into a session state problem. So I am hoping someone

here has the answer.


I have written an ASP.Net website and tried to implement the common poor mans online user count.
The problem I am having is the following.

On App_Start I create a variable and assign it the value of 0;

Then increase the number on session_start and decrement on session_end.

On my local IIS it works perfectly from IE8 and Opera. The value increments correctly.
As soon as I upload to my live server. The value increments on every link I click and every page refresh when I test with IE8.
This does not happen when testing with Opera.

Could someone please shed some light on the subject.




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