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How to 'ping' the cmd? Know how to test ping and see your Internet connection | Productivity

Ping is a command used to measure the response time of your computer's connection to other devices on the local network or the Internet. The tool sends small data packets to websites or IP addresses and calculates how many milliseconds (ms) the target takes to respond. This means that the shorter the time, the lower the latency of your connection is very important in online games. The feature can be useful for diagnosing network problems on computers or servers.

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In the following tutorial, check out how to use the Ping command on your computer. The procedure was carried out in the Command Prompt of a PC with Windows 10, but the tool can also be used on computers with Linux and macOS.

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Step 1. Open the Windows Command Prompt or macOS or Linux Terminal. In the case of the Microsoft system, just press the Windows key + R to open "Run" and enter the command "cmd" (without quotes);

Open the Windows Command Prompt Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraOpen the Windows Command Prompt Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Open the Windows Command Prompt Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 2. In the Command Prompt window, type "ping" and the address of the desired website or IP. By default, the command will send four 32-byte packets and calculate the response time. At the end, the statistics will be displayed with the number of packets sent, received, lost, maximum, minimum and average time;

Pinging a site Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraPinging a site Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Pinging a site Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 3. When the pinged device is offline, the packets sent will all be lost. In this case, the message "the order has timed out" appears on the screen and there is a 100% loss;

Example of offline device Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraExample of offline device Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Example of offline device Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Step 4. The ping command can also be supplemented with other features. To see all options, type "ping /?" to see the complete list of available add-ons, as well as the description of each item.

Viewing all Ping command options Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraViewing all Ping command options Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Viewing all Ping command options Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

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