ASP.NET/VB GridView Progress Loading

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Project Description:
Looking for someone who can provide code that will demonstrate how to display the attached loading.gif file on a GridView control while the data is loading (for use as a progress indicator). It would also be great if the GridView could be transparent/greyed out while data loads. I have provided a sample screenshot below which demonstrates the effect I am looking to achieve. I am using ASP.NET/VB/Framework 4/VS 2010.

Skills required:
.NET, ASP, Visual Basic
Additional Files: loading.gif gridview.jpg
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