How to Ping in Windows Vista

“Ping” can be useful to troubleshoot network connectivity quickly. Ping will let you send a request to a server to say “Please reply” and the server will send you a sort of “Hello.” Think Ping > Pong.

  1. In Windows Vista, it is much the same as previous Windows OSes. From a run command you can type “CMD”.

  1. In the command prompt that opens, type “ping acme-hosting.net” or ping whatever server you wish.

You will either receive a reply, no reply, or some variation.

Content retrieved from: https://support.appliedi.net/kb/a315/how-to-ping-in-windows-vista.aspx.

Updated on November 11, 2019

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