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    Hi. Im working on a Program in C.. in the middle of Which I need to Check whether the Internet is Connected to the PC or NOT... and Further operations are based on the Result.. But I dont know how to do it.. I also tried to Find the IP address.. But not able to do so too..
    I used some of the Windows Library Functions but my Compiler gives the Error..
    Someone Please Suggest a Better Function or a Better way to get out of it..!!! :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gaurav Singh View Post
    Hi. Im working on a Program in C.. in the middle of Which I need to Check whether the Internet is Connected to the PC or NOT... and Further operations are based on the Result.. But I dont know how to do it.. I also tried to Find the IP address.. But not able to do so too..
    I used some of the Windows Library Functions but my Compiler gives the Error..
    Someone Please Suggest a Better Function or a Better way to get out of it..!!! :-)

    OS: Windows Xp
    Compiler: BC++ 5.5
    IsNetworkAlive Function (Windows)

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