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detecting disconnection of Winsock control in Visual basic

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I have been using wisock control for soemtime but I have discovered that there exists a problem . If you have a client winsock that is connected to a remote server, then you remove the network connection the client will still show that it is connected. Is there a way I can be able to detect that the connection does not exist, such that I can display the real status of the connection.
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Just imagine how much more traffic there would be if every X time interval every connected port in the world asked the other end if they were still there!

It's up to you to decide a timeout for your connections.

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use Winsock1_Close Event

Private Sub Winsock1_Close()
   Winsock1.Close
End Sub

hope it help
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