> Basically this part of the QueryString "?msg=23" tells the server to call a > sub that pulls the corresponding message from a database and displays it in > the browser. That is working fine. > > The problem is if follow I link to another page and decide I want to go back > and hit the back button, the browser history calls > MyPage.asp?msg=23 and displays the message again which in most case is not > appropriate anymore. > > So I'm wondering if there is a way to eliminate that problem. When you click the back button, you are traversing the browser's history. This is aptly named... you can't change history. Well, you can "hide" it, but I don't think that it your "problem".