|Subject:||Forcing a network connection to connect|
|Posted by:||Jeffrey Adler (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|Date:||Sun, 2 Mar 2008|
I have a network connection set up that uses a serial port.
If I go into Internet Explorer and access a web page or into Outlook, it
will try to establish the dial-up or direct connection.
What I am looking for is a programming way to cause the dial-up or direct
connect without having to go into one of these programs.
Essentially, I need to find out if the connection is up, and if not, cause
it to try to connect. Any suggestions on where to look would be