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Windows and other operating systems come with a number of helpful tools
to diagnose connectivity problems.
Use the Windows "Start" button, select "Run" and type
the program name. Once the program starts, click on the "More Info" button.
The program reports your computer's currently assigned IP address, and
the address of the gateway through which you are accessing the Internet. This information
enables Technical Support to attempt to contact your PC.
The IP address of your DNS (domain name) server can be helpful, if you
are unable to open a site by it's domain name.
Run this program from the Command Line prompt to determine if your
computer is able to reach another computer on the Internet.
Pinging 126.96.36.199 with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 188.8.131.52: bytes=32 time=250ms TTL=115
Reply from 184.108.40.206: bytes=32 time=240ms TTL=115
Reply from 220.127.116.11: bytes=32 time=220ms TTL=115
Run this program from the Command Line prompt, if PING fails to reach its
TRACERT allows you to determine at which exact point on the Internet the
network problem occurs.
Tracing route to status.Argos.net [18.104.22.168] over a maximum of 30 hops:
1 231 ms 230 ms 210 ms 194.ATM6-0-0.GW1.NYC1.ALTER.NET [22.214.171.124]
2 230 ms 210 ms 221 ms avnet-gw.customer.ALTER.NET [126.96.36.199]
3 210 ms 250 ms 211 ms 188.8.131.52
4 321 ms 270 ms 251 ms 184.108.40.206
5 * *
* hmsoftware1-gw.customer.alter.net [220.127.116.11]
* * Request timed out.
- DNS Stuff
Excellent diagnostic information for IP addresses and domain names.
- Sam Spade
Comprehensive collection of on-line diagnostic and reference tools.
- Internet Health Report
Hourly status of backbone performance.
Run a traceroute from systems around the world to determine localized
- Visual Route
Follow the progress of trace routes on a world map.
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