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Network.IsAvailable Property

Indicates whether a computer is connected to a network.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic.Devices
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

member IsAvailable : bool with get

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
True if the computer is connected to a network; otherwise False.

IsAvailable always returns False when called from a Click Once application or if the user does not have NetworkInformationPermission.

The following table lists examples of tasks involving the My.Computer.Network.IsAvailable property.

To

See

Check whether a computer is connected to a network

How to: Check Connection Status in Visual Basic

This example checks the property's status and reports it.

If My.Computer.Network.IsAvailable = True Then
    MsgBox("Computer is connected.")
Else  
    MsgBox("Computer is not connected.")
End If

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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