Linkbutton - logout

I am not sure what my code can't find "lbtnlogout" linkbutton?


This is from Masterpage.

 <div class="loginDisplay">
                <asp:LoginView ID="HeadLoginView" runat="server" EnableViewState="false">
                    <AnonymousTemplate>
                        Internal<br />
                        <asp:LinkButton ID="lbtnlogout" runat="server" OnClick="lbtnlogout_Click">[Log Out]</asp:LinkButton>
                    </AnonymousTemplate>
                    <LoggedInTemplate>
                        <asp:LoginStatus ID="HeadLoginStatus" runat="server" LogoutText="Log Out" OnLoggedOut="Logged_Out" />

                    </LoggedInTemplate>
                </asp:LoginView>
            </div>




    Dim lv As LoginView = CType(Page.Master.FindControl("HeadLoginView"), LoginView)
            Dim newLB As LinkButton = CType(lv.FindControl("lbtnlogout"), LinkButton)  <<< can't find lbtnlogut
            newLB.Visible = False
VBdotnet2005Asked:
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guru_samiCommented:
Are you sure you are not accessing when you are logged-in i.e. user is not authenticated?
When you are not logged-in then only lbtnlogout is accessible otherwise once you login, you will still see "Log Out' but that will be from the LoginStatus control.
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VBdotnet2005Author Commented:
Yes, I am sure. They have not yet logged-in. I just tried to load the page. That's what I get.
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VBdotnet2005Author Commented:
This is the error I keep getting "Object reference not set to an instance of an object. "
This line - newLB.Visible = False
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