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I'm making a application for send one file from other computer and it work well, the thing I want its when you start as a client you can select de IP of de server (like a Halo CE when you what to join in a game), because can be open in diferents computers and I don't what say de IP all the time

What I have tried:

I don't found anything I only found this:
If My.Computer.Network.Ping("192.168.1.71") Then
            MsgBox("Server pinged successfully.")
        Else
            MsgBox("Ping request timed out.")
        End If
Posted 20-Oct-17 12:19pm
Updated 20-Oct-17 20:02pm

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Either store the "known IP's" in a configuration file, and read it into a ComboBox when you start the application, or you can pick up all the IP addresses on your LAN segment and load them into a ComboBox if you want to use only local ones.
For LAN IP's, see here: Retrieving IP and MAC addresses for a LAN[^] For obvious reasons, you cannot retreive all IP addresses on the internet ...
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