MsgBox Permission denied

Why do I get the following error when I try to put a message box in an ASP?  Is there a way to avoid this? ie -
MyVar = MsgBox("Do you want to delete this message?", 49, "Delete Prompt")

Microsoft VBScript runtime error '800a0046'
Permission denied: 'MsgBox'
donb1Asked:
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PepsterCommented:
You are trying to get the server to display a msgbox to the client which is impossible.

Try calling a server function which returns a value to the client and then rom the client side script display a messagebox.
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donb1Author Commented:
I see your point, thanks
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deepakstyagiCommented:
if u will try the following code it will work fine

<script language=vbscript runat=server>
msgbox "display"
</script>
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deepakstyagiCommented:
You have to run ur script of msgbox on server thats why ur code  in <%%> doesn't work
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