How to: Check Connection Status in Visual Basic
The IsAvailable property can be used to determine whether the computer has a working network or Internet connection.
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To check whether a computer has a working connection
Determine whether the
False. The following code checks the property's status and reports it:
If My.Computer.Network.IsAvailable Then MsgBox("Computer is connected.") Else MsgBox("Computer is not connected.") End If
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