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WNetDisconnectDialog info  Overview  Group

The WNetDisconnectDialog function starts a general browsing dialog box for disconnecting from network resources.

DWORD WNetDisconnectDialog(

    HWND hwnd,

// handle to window owning dialog box

    DWORD dwType 

// resource type to disconnect from



Identifies the owning window.
Specifies the resource type to disconnect from. This parameter may be one of the following values:




Disconnects from disk resources.


Disconnects from print resources.

Return Values

If the function succeeds, the return value is NO_ERROR. If the user cancels out of the dialog box, it is 0xFFFFFFFF.

If the function fails, the return value is an error code. To get extended error information, call GetLastError. GetLastError may return one of the following error codes:




A network-specific error occurred. To get a description of the error, use the WNetGetLastError function.


No network is present.


There is insufficient memory to start the dialog box.

The function returns error codes for compatibility with Windows version 3.1. For compatibility with the Win32 API, the function also sets the error code value returned by GetLastError.


If the user chooses OK in the dialog box, the requested network disconnections will have been performed when WNetDisconnectDialog returns.

See Also

WNetAddConnection2, WNetCancelConnection2, WNetConnectionDialog, WNetGetLastError

See also:

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