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HttpServerUtility.Execute Method (String, Boolean)

Executes the handler for the specified virtual path in the context of the current request and specifies whether to clear the QueryString and Form collections.

Namespace:  System.Web
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public void Execute(
	string path,
	bool preserveForm


Type: System.String

The URL path to execute.

Type: System.Boolean

true to preserve the QueryString and Form collections; false to clear the QueryString and Form collections.


The current HttpContext is null.

- or -

An error occurred while executing the handler specified by path.


path is null.

- or -

path is not a virtual path.

The following example shows how to execute the .aspx page Updateinfo.aspx in the current request and preserve the QueryString and Form collections. Program execution returns to the starting page after Updateinfo.aspx is displayed.

private void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e)
    Server.Execute("updateinfo.aspx", true);

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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