Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am relatively new here and I don't even know if I'm asking the qn in the correct site.
Please bear with me if I'm wrong.
In my command line netstat works, but ping and tracert don't.
I don't get the unknown command or batch file error.
I get "Request timed out." instead.
I have a windows 7 machine and all my firewalls are turned off.
Thank you.

share|improve this question
Can you include the full script you're trying to run? –  Ciaran Apr 26 '12 at 15:14
not a script. just "ping google.com" and "tracert google.com" in command prompt. –  Brahadeesh Apr 26 '12 at 15:20
What is the netstat command line you type, the one that works? Please include any switches or options. –  skypecakes Apr 26 '12 at 19:24
"netstat" is the command i typed. and i got a list of ports and other details. –  Brahadeesh Apr 26 '12 at 19:25

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.