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XP Sp3, monitor lan connect, restart adapter on hangup ?

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I found this on another post but was wondering if this could be turned into a script that would monitor the wired lan connection for hangups and then disable and renable the lan adapter automatically.  For whatever reason on my winxp pc at work at some point in the evening it hangs on it's lan connection.  When I try to connect remotely I can't because of the loss of local area connection although the Icon on theh pc still shows it as connected.  The only way I can fix it, is either reboot the PC or disable and renable the lan adapter (which I can't do remotely).  So is there a script that would be able to do this using perhaps some of the code from below.  I tried the script from another post geared towards windows 7 to "automagically" diable and restart the adapter but it didn't seem to solve my problem.  


Any help appreciated.......newbie to all of this by the way.  


; Disable and Enable a Network card using 'Shell.Application'
; See also: <a href='[url=http://blog.mvpcn.net/icuc88/articles/244.aspx]http://blog.mvpcn.net/icuc88/articles/244.aspx[/url]' class='bbc_url' title='External link' rel='nofollow [url=external%27]external'>http://blog.mvpcn.net/icuc88/articles/244.aspx</a>[/url]
; To do: Rewrite this into a UDF. Parameters: $oLanConnection and $bEnabled
$oLanConnection = "Local Area Connection"; Change this to the name of the adapter to be disabled !
$bEnable = true             ; Change this to 'false' to DISABLE the network adapter
if @OSType<>"WIN32_NT" then
    Msgbox(0,"","This script requires Windows 2000 or higher.")
if @OSVersion="WIN_2000" then
    $strFolderName = "Network and Dial-up Connections"
    $strFolderName = "Network Connections"; Windows XP
    Case StringInStr("0409,0809,0c09,1009,1409,1809,1c09,2009,2409,2809,2c09,3009,3409", @OSLang) ; English (United States)
       $strEnableVerb  = "En&able"
       $strDisableVerb = "Disa&ble"
; Add here the correct Verbs for your Operating System Language
;Virtual folder containing icons for the Control Panel applications. (value = 3)
Const $ssfCONTROLS = 3 
$ShellApp = ObjCreate("Shell.Application")
$oControlPanel = $shellApp.Namespace($ssfCONTROLS)
; Find 'Network connections' control panel item
For $FolderItem in $oControlPanel.Items
    If $FolderItem.Name = $strFolderName then
        $oNetConnections = $FolderItem.GetFolder
If not IsObj($oNetConnections) Then
    MsgBox(0,"Error","Couldn't find " & $strFolderName & " folder." )
For $FolderItem In $oNetConnections.Items
    If StringLower($FolderItem.Name) = StringLower($oLanConnection) Then
        $oLanConnection = $FolderItem
If not IsObj($oLanConnection) Then
     MsgBox(0,"Error","Couldn't find " & $oLanConnection & " Item." )
For $Verb In $oLanConnection.Verbs
 If $Verb.Name = $strEnableVerb Then
   $oEnableVerb = $Verb
 If $Verb.Name = $strDisableVerb Then
   $oDisableVerb = $Verb
If $bEnable then
 If IsObj($oEnableVerb) Then $oEnableVerb.DoIt  ; Enable network card
If not $bEnable then
 If IsObj($oDisableVerb) Then $oDisableVerb.DoIt; Disable network card
Edited by Melba23
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viperpiper, did you notice the announcement at the top of this forum indicating this is not a general support forum? You will get a much better response if you request that it be moved to the appropriate forum.

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Welcome to the AutoIt forum. :)

But please pay attention to where you post - the "Examples" section where you started this thread is clearly marked: "This is NOT a general support forum!". I have moved the thread for you, but would ask you to be more careful in future. ;)

And when you post code please use Code tags - see here how to do it. Then you get a scrolling box and syntax colouring as you can see above now I have added the tags. :)


Public_Domain.png.2d871819fcb9957cf44f4514551a2935.png Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind

Open spoiler to see my UDFs:


ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area


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