Retrieving all SQL Server instances on machine

Is there a way to retrieve all SQL Server instances that are running on a machine?
I know you can use the System.Diagnostics library but I dont quite know how to do it.

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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
There is a combo that lists all available servers from the network at
I don't know whether you can use System.Diagnostics to do that. Here is a similar question. Check this.

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smaccaAuthor Commented:
Is there any other way without using the SQLDMO object or ODBC to get the list of SQL Servers?
I will award points regardless but really interested to know - some of the articles mention that the interfaces with SQLDMO are very old.

Can you use the OleDBSchema to get them??
Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
>>Is there any other way without using the SQLDMO

I never saw any way.
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