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RE: Computer connected to the internet?

Morbus Iff
January 4, 2002 05:44
RE: Computer connected to the internet?
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>How about pinging several hosts that have a pretty good chance of being up.
>,,, etc, etc. You could also
>ping your local gateway address. If all fail (except for the router as the
>link may be down beyond that, but if the ping to the router fails, then you
>are definetly without connection) then you could assume you've lost

If a user has "connect automatically" or "dial automatically", will this
pinging cause the computer to dial? I'm thinking of this in a dialup
Win/Mac environment.

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