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Old 09-29-2009, 06:11 AM
bluemoon4ever bluemoon4ever is offline
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Default How to list all Internet connections before connecting

Hi all

i have created a program that checks for an available internet connection, then when one is available it connects via the default connection, which is normally the LAN (wireless) connection.

My question is this ... is it possible to get a list of ALL available possible connections on a pc before connecting, such as LAN, ADSL Dialup etc.

I have a Mobile Broadband Dongle and Wireless enabled on my computer at the moment and i want to be able to choose which one the program connects with, such as listed in Windows XP Start Menu "Connect to" option

I am currently using the InternetGetConnectedStateEx api, but that only works when a connection is already made.

thanks in advance

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Old 10-18-2009, 02:31 AM
tintino tintino is offline
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Your question is a bit confusing.
Which one are you attempting:

1. List all available Network Interfaces (ex: all network adapters installed in pc)?
2. List all available (in range) wireless networks, as detected by your wireless network adaptor.

For 1. there's a lot on this forum (for example here)

For 2. I've seen it somewhere... using WMI .. try google WMI WiFi
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