INetSharingManager::get_SharingInstalled method (netcon.h)

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The get_SharingInstalled method reports whether the currently-installed version of Windows XP supports connection sharing.

Syntax

HRESULT get_SharingInstalled(
  [out] VARIANT_BOOL *pbInstalled
);

Parameters

[out] pbInstalled

A pointer to a VARIANT_BOOL that specifies whether the currently-installed version Windows XP supports connection sharing. For more information, see Remarks.

Return value

If the method succeeds the return value is S_OK.

If the method fails, the return value is one of the following error codes.

Return code Description
E_ABORT
The operation was aborted.
E_FAIL
An unspecified error occurred.
E_INVALIDARG
One of the parameters is invalid.
E_NOINTERFACE
A specified interface is not supported.
E_NOTIMPL
A specified method is not implemented.
E_OUTOFMEMORY
The method was unable to allocate required memory.
E_POINTER
A pointer passed as a parameter is not valid.
E_UNEXPECTED
The method failed for unknown reasons.

Remarks

This method sets the pbInstalled parameter to TRUE when called on the following versions of Windows XP:

  • Windows XP Home Edition
  • Windows XP Professional
  • Windows XP Embedded
This function sets the pbInstalled parameter to FALSE when called on other versions of Windows XP.

To determine whether sharing is enable for a particular connection, call INetSharingConfiguration::get_SharingEnabled method for that connection.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server None supported
Target Platform Windows
Header netcon.h
DLL Hnetcfg.dll

See also

INetSharingManager

Internet Connection Sharing and Internet Connection Firewall Interfaces

Internet Connection Sharing and Internet Connection Firewall Reference