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Is Link Valid


using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Collections.Specialized;
using System.Text.RegularExpressions;
using System.Net;

public static class LinkCheckerUtilities
    public static bool LinkIsValid(Uri UrlToCheck)
        bool ReturnValue = true;
        if ((UrlToCheck.Scheme == "http") || (UrlToCheck.Scheme == "https"))
            HttpWebRequest request = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create(UrlToCheck);
            request.Credentials = CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials;

            HttpWebResponse response = null;
                response = (HttpWebResponse)request.GetResponse();
            catch (WebException ex)
                ReturnValue = false;
                if (response != null)

        return ReturnValue;


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