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WNetGetNetworkInformation info  Overview  Group

The WNetGetNetworkInformation function returns extended information about a specific network whose name was returned by a previous network enumeration.

DWORD WNetGetNetworkInformation(

    LPTSTR lpProvider,

// pointer to provider name

    LPNETINFOSTRUCT lpNetInfoStruct 

// pointer to structure



Pointer to the name of the provider for which information is required.
Pointer to the NETINFOSTRUCT structure, which describes the behavior of the network.

Return Values

If the function succeeds, the return value is WN_SUCCESS. If the function fails, one of the following errors will occur:




lpProvider does not match any running net provider.


The cbStructure, which is a member of the NETINFOSTRUCT structure is not filled in with a valid structure size.

See Also


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