Retrieves the connected state of the local system.
Declare Function InternetGetConnectedState Lib "wininet.dll" (ByRef lpdwFlags As Long, ByVal dwReserved As Long) As Long
Operating Systems Supported
Requires Internet Explorer 4.0
[out] Pointer to an unsigned long integer variable where the connection description should be returned. This can be a combination of the following values:
Local system has a valid connection to the Internet, but it may or may not be currently connected.
Local system uses a local area network to connect to the Internet.
Local system uses a modem to connect to the Internet.
No longer used.
Local system is in offline mode.
Local system uses a proxy server to connect to the Internet.
Local system has RAS installed.
[in] Reserved. Must be set to zero.
Returns TRUE if there is an Internet connection, or FALSE otherwise.