troubleshooting Question

RowFilter property not working with DataGrid

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Im trying to pass a letter from an alphabet menu to my SELECT statement as a WHERE clause in order to narrow down the results of my AddressList.
I have a DataGrid, Repeater, and LinkButton:
Heres my code:
 Sub BindData(ByVal GetFresh As Boolean)
            Dim DTable As DataTable = Nothing
            If ViewState("vsSortData") Is Nothing Or GetFresh Then
                cmd = New SqlCommand("SELECT DISTINCT [general/name] FROM AddressBook ", myConn)
                myDataAdapter = New SqlDataAdapter(cmd)
                Dim DSet As New DataSet()
                    DTable = DSet.Tables(0)
                Catch EXC As SqlException
                End Try
                ViewState("vsSortData") = DTable
                DTable = CType(ViewState("vsSortData"), DataTable)
            End If
            If strFilter = "All" Then
                DTable.DefaultView.RowFilter = String.Empty
                DTable.DefaultView.RowFilter = "[general/name] LIKE '" & strFilter & "%' AND location_id = 1"
            End If
            DTable.DefaultView.Sort = "[general/name] ASC"
            Me.dgAddress.DataSource = DTable.DefaultView
        End Sub
And strFilter gets filled here:
 Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Me.Load
            Dim ThisFilter As Object = ViewState("vsFilter")
            If Not (ThisFilter Is Nothing) Then
                strFilter = CStr(ThisFilter)
                strFilter = "All"
            End If
            If Not Page.IsPostBack Then
            End If
        End Sub
I'm trying to customize some previously written code and I know the javascript involved is this:
<a id="rptAlpha_ctl04_lnkAlpha" class="letters" href="javascript:__doPostBack('rptAlpha$ctl04$lnkAlpha','')">D</a>

So, when you click on a letter - it should filter the dataset below.
When I click on the letter, it does not filter the data but when I hard-code the sql statement, it does.
Is there any function I can override or add?

Thanks in Advance.

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