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Thread: How to check internet connectivity?

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    Question How to check internet connectivity?

    Hi Frnds,
    I wanna to write a prog to check whether internet is

    connected or not.
    I tried using URL api or pinging Google
    but in both the cases i was not satisfied with the

    solution.


    can anyone provide me any other way to solve this prob.


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    Default Re: How to check internet connectivity?

    Why were you not satisfied with the solution?

    You could try opening a file you know exists on the internet, that way if you can't open it, you know you aren't connected?

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    Default Re: How to check internet connectivity?

    There are 2 things that need to work in order to have a "valid" internet connection:

    Your side must be connected, and the server side must be connected. Opening up a webpage or a socket connection is the best way to verify that both sides work. In particular, you should try opening a socket/webpage that you want to connect to in the first place.

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