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Q1160030: What is the accuracy of the IP-to-Country database used by Network Component?
The accuracy is over 95%. The inaccuracy is due to dynamic IP address allocation by large ISPs such as AOL and MSN TV. It is also due to the use of proxy servers.
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Q1160040: How can I make sure that the IPtoCountry object makes use of a recent IP-to-Country database?
The IP-to-Country database is stored as a data segment inside the ActiveXperts Network Component core component: AxNetwork32.dll. The IP-to-Country data doesn't change often. However, to make sure you make use of the latest IP-to-Country database, you can download Network Component's core component (AxNetwork32.dll) at any time to make sure that the IP-to-Country data is up-to-date. You can download AxNetwork32.dll directly from here: activexperts.com/files/network-component/AxNetwork32.dll.
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Q1160050: I'm looking for a list of valid country codes and country names returned by the IPtoCountry object. Where can I find it?
There's a list of valid country codes and country names in a CSV file on the ActiveXperts Support Site: activexperts.com/support/network-component/iptocountry/countries.csv
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Q1160020: How does Network Component map a country to an IP address? Does it connect to an external database for that?
Network Component uses an IP to Country database. This database is stored as a data segment inside the ActiveXperts Network Component core component: AxNetwork32.dll. This database doesn't change frequently. Read FAQ #1280040 to learn how to make use of the latest IP-to-Country database.
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