troubleshooting Question

body onload and unload problem..

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I need to do the following: When the user tries to close the browser/ perform refresh or navigate to another page, display a confirm box and if the user clicks on CANCEL, the action should be killed.

I  have body tag as follows:

<body leftmargin=0 topmargin=0 marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" bgcolor="#ffffff" onload="closure();ini('<%=npass%>');" onunload="confirmClose">

and my confirmClose is :

function confirmClose() {
var agree=confirm("Sure u want to close/ navigate away?");
if (agree) {
      return true ;
} else {
      return false ;


The problem is that the unload function is simply not being executed... whats stranges is that if I remove the onload functions, it executes fine..

any suggestions ?

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