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Windows: Ping

Ping in Windows?
Windows has multiple ways to ping.
For XP and older Windows Operating systems use the following method.
  1. Click on Start
  2. Select Run...
  3. Type "cmd" or "command" and press OK button.
  4. You should see the following line: C:Documents and SettingsUser>. Type: "ping yourdomain.com" and press Enter key.
  5. You should get a result like this:
                 C:Documents and SettingsUser>ping HostMonster.com
            
                 Pinging HostMonster.com [209.63.57.140] with 32 bytes of data:
            
                 Reply from 209.63.57.140: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=62
                 Reply from 209.63.57.140: bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=62
                 Reply from 209.63.57.140: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=62
                 Reply from 209.63.57.140: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=62
            
                 Ping statistics for 209.63.57.140:
                 Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
                 Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
                 Minimum = 0ms, Maximum = 1ms, Average = 0ms
For Vista and newer Versions:

  1. Type "cmd" in the start search bar.
  2. Hit enter.
  3. You should see the following line: C:\Users\Matt>. Type: "ping yourdomain.com" and press Enter key.
The output should be similar to the above output.

Note: To run ping command in Mac, Click Here.

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