Testing Network Connectivity via Timeless Ping with Output - Windows

Note Timeless Ping with Output: Another option to text connectivity, and a preference to put it in the .txt file instead of in the command window.

  1. Open a Command Prompt window.
    • Windows 10
      1. Right-click the Start icon (located in the lower-left corner).
      2. Click Command Prompt.
    • Windows 8
      1. From any screen, press the Windows key+X ( Windows key icon+X).
      2. Click Command Prompt.
    • Windows 7 / Vista
      1. From the Windows desktop, click Start.
      2. From the Start Search text box enter cmd then press the Enter key.
    • Windows 2000 / XP
      1. From the Windows desktop, click Start.
      2. Click Run.
      3. Enter cmd then press the Enter key.
    • Windows 98SE / Me
      1. From the Windows desktop, click Start.
      2. Click Run.
      3. Enter command then press the Enter key.
  2. Enter ping -t 74.125.224.147 >> C:/ping.txt then press the Enter key.
    Note In Windows, Vista administrative privileges are required, navigate: Start > All Programs > Accessories, right-click Command Prompt then select Run as administrator.
    Note In Windows 10, select Command Prompt (Admin) to run as an administrator.
    Note Note the spaces: ping [space] -t [space] 74.125.224.147 [space] >> [space] C:/ping.txt
    As the ping command is executed, there will be no indication the process is running.
    The example below generates a text file (i.e., ping.txt)
    Windows command line interface with timeless ping command entered with output to a file
  3. Allow the process to run 6 to 12 hours then press Ctrl+C.
    Windows command line interface with timeless ping command entered with output to a file
  4. Open the output file (e.g. ping.txt) to review the test results.

 

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