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Basically what the title says. I think you do it from a command prompt?
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ping [target address here]

tracert [target address here]
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You could also use pingtest.net
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Originally Posted by Cyrious;13234488 
ping [target address here]

tracert [target address here]

Do you do both at the same time? And do you do your computers IP or the routers?
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You use the IP of the website/server you are trying to ping or traceroute.
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You use the IP of the website/server you are trying to ping or traceroute.

ah ok. Well what are some good websites to try?
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websites you frequent tongue.gif

heck, might as well try out these forums too
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post #8 of 9
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ok guys got it figured out. For some reason on the tracert test thought on every website on the 2nd hop it times out then is fine from there. Is this a problem?
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post #9 of 9
You have to ping different websites in succession to get rdwin values and latency.
Go too speedguide.net and download the tcp analyzer from there. Then run the ping test its got.
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