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Winsock: Finding Others in LAN

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Using Winsock 2, how do I find other users using my app/game on the LAN? Do I do a search for a certain open port from 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.1.255?

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Using Winsock 2, how do I find other users using my app/game on the LAN?

Do I do a search for a certain open port from 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.1.255?


Probably not, because a LAN can be within 192.168.*.*.. Maybe you should search 'broadcasting', I'm not sure what the exact term is.

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