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SystemInformation.Network Property

Gets a value indicating whether a network connection is present.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

static member Network : bool with get

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if a network connection is present; otherwise, false.

The Network property indicates whether the system has a currently established network connection.

NoteNote

This property always returns true on all Windows platforms supported by the .NET Framework. Use the System.Net.NetworkInformation namespace to retrieve more accurate network status.

The following code example lists all properties of the SystemInformation class in a ListBox and displays the current value of the property in a TextBox when a list item selected.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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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