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Tyranlol

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Hi,

I've searched the forum for a while, looking for a simple way to check if computer is connected to the public internet, and i have failed.

All i found was detecting LAN, disabling LAN, etc.. Any simple ways to do this task? thanks in advance

TyranLoL


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Use the Ping function to query a known working address. I tend to use google.com or yahoo.com for this. If you can't ping it, the function returns 0, if it can reach it the number returned will be anything but 0. If it returns 0 after you try, read the @error value to find out why it didn't work.

I can't think of any easier way to test to see if you're on the internet than that. Checking whether or not your NIC is connected to something, or has an IP address isn't very reliable because you can have both and still not be connected to the internet.


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Thanks a lot for the replies. I'll see what i can do tonight, I'll come back if i stumble up on some errors


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