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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)

public bool IsAvailable { 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: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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