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Error handling on dropdownlist

I'm trying to use dropdownlist on my page where some of the selectedvalues from old records do not exist. I want to catch the error and not have the whole page blow up.

I've tried this, but it still blows up. What can I do?

            drpSystem.SelectedValue = drpSystem.Items.IndexOf(drpSystem.Items.FindByValue(s.systemID))
        Catch ex As Exception
            lblSystemInfo.Text = "The system you selected before no longer exists."
        End Try
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