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ASP.NET Interview questions: - Distinguish between session and view state?

Below are three important differences between session and viewstate.

Session ViewState
Data storage location Browser Hidden fields On Server
Accessible In the same page. Across pages.
Uses cookies No(NA) Yes. If cookies disabled will use URL Query String.

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