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Network.IsAvailable Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Indicates whether a computer is connected to a network.

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

public bool IsAvailable { get; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_IsAvailable ()

public function get IsAvailable () : boolean

Property Value

Boolean.

For more detailed information, see the Visual Basic topic My.Computer.Network.IsAvailable Property.

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

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0
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