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javascript timer that counts up hours:minutes:seconds

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Hello experts I am trying to create a timer that will count up in hours minutes seconds.  
In this format 00:00:00.  I have 3 labels with ids lblsecond, lblminute, lblhour.  I cant seem to get this to work.

I have a timer that fires when the page loads and I make use of ajax to call serverside code and connect to a database.  That part you dont have to worry about because it works.  The function ServerSideAdd is a server function that connects to the database.  What I want to do is monitor the value that ServerSideAdd retrieves and if its equal to 1 start another timer that increments the seconds and minutes and so on.  How can I make this work?  Below i have some code which retrieves the value every second to see if it has changed.  The code below doesnt work but it gives you an idea of what I need, can someone modify this to work?

<script language = javascript>
var el=10
var sec=1
var min=0
var hour=0
var times = ServerSideAdd();
function starttimer(){
if (el>=0){
     times = ServerSideAdd();
    if (times==1){
   sec ++
      document.getElementById('lblsecond').innerHTML = sec;
      if (sec == 60){
         sec = 0
         min ++
         document.getElementById('lblminute').innerHTML = min;
     if (min==60){
      min = 0
      hour ++
      document.getElementById('lblhour').innerHTML = hour;
   document.getElementById('lblsecond').innerHTML = 00;
   document.getElementById('lblminute').innerHTML = 00;
   document.getElementById('lblhour').innerHTML = 00;


      <body onload="starttimer();">
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