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Windows 7 connection to one friend in particular both on virgin media in the Uk [on hold]

A friend and I always have a bad connection when playing games. We both have a good connection and connecting to other people is fine. It worked fine until a couple of months ago. I can't think of ...
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Online computer not responding to pings

I was doing a bit of scanning on my network lately, knew all the hostnames to each computer connected. But whilst pinging one of them ping returned Request timed out.. This is strange as I know the ...
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Ping results “echo'd” out to a text file on Windows XP machine has unusual character rather than the expected outcome

I have a Windows XP machine on which I would like to ping another machine and send the output to a text file for review at a later date. This is quite a standard question with several answers on this ...
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Why can I only ping if my command prompt is running as Administrator?

I have a problem where, if I open a command prompt and try to ping a server, it gives me the following error: PING: transmit failed. General failure. However, if I run the command prompt as ...
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Batch File, PING, errorlevel and > null what do they do?

This seems like a really easy question (running Windows 7). But I have looked for the answer and couldn't find anything at Microsoft's sites (XP PING & Everything else PING) or from a bunch of ...
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Problems with wireless adapter ping latency/delay

I am using a D-Link DWA 123 150n USB wireless adapter to connect to the wireless network. Attached is a screenshot of my ping. The address i am pinging to doesn't really matter because no matter where ...
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computer ping only one side

In my organization network each resource are shared with network such as printers faxes, etc some times to share printer between two computers 1st computer ping 2nd pc but 2nd pc cannot ping 1st ...
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Why I get a VMnet Network Adpater's IP even if my Wireless Network Adapter has priority?

On Windows 7, when I try to ping my computer name I get an IPv6 address, so I ping with -4 option, then I get an IP related to my VMnet (VMnet1) Network Adapter which results 192.168.220.1, and not ...
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Windows 7 can ping Switch, but Windows XP can't

Maybe this question has already been asked, but I can't seem to find it by using the search. I got a little network where I've got my default gateway on 10.0.0.1 with a switch built in. Then there is ...
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Doing uploads from my windows 7 machine causes high ping time

Without a program doing uploads, my 64-bit Windows 7 laptop does great - 40 ms ping time, 5 MB download rate. If anything starts uploading (Dropbox, for instance), ping times suddenly increase over ...
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How to increase ping time/network connection latency on Windows?

I need to permanently increase network latency in approximately 100ms, without losing packets. Reason: On a certain server and internet game my ping is too much lower than the other people playing ...
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Slow ping on one machine

We have 13 computers connected to Windows 2008 Server R2 Domain. There is Windows 7 64-bit Professional on all of them. The computers have same configurations and are quite fast (Intel Core i3, fast ...
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Can access wamp through browser, but cannot access computer

Ok. First off, I am not able to access the physical computer until tomorrow, when I get back to work. With that being said, I wont mark any solution, until tomorrow (at least). With that out of the ...
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Windows7 - I can't ping other computer after awakening from sleep

I have two computers and they can ping each other normally when system is fresh (there was no sleep after last turn on). But sometimes I must sleep my computer for a while and after awake ping doesn't ...
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LAN can connect with computer name but not with IP

I've got a small office network, about 20 machines, that all use Windows 7, and the problem described in the title. Computer TM (the troublemaker) wants to talk to Computer FS (a file server), but it ...
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What should I expect to see when I 'ping' my IP address?

I am using the linux ping command from a linux machine to test connection to a windows machine: I first find my windows machine IP address using ipconfig and then do this from the linux machine: ...
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Cannot connect to my win 7 machine

When I ping a windows 7 machine from my win 8 tablet: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\VC>ping alwyn-hp Pinging alwyn-hp.gateway.2wire.net [127.0.0.1] with 32 bytes of ...
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How to make ping less verbose

I want to make ping less verbose for my batch script, but I do want it to show time-out messages and other errors. This is what I've got so far: @echo off :BEGIN time /T ping 127.0.0.0 -n 1 | find ...
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Windows 7 machines can't ping or access Windows Server 2003

Our network is served by a Windows 2003 Server machine, using Active Directory for users security management. There are more than 60 machines connected on a daily basis and most of our files are ...
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Why is my ping high on certain hosts?

My ping is fine on the host which is located in UK. With this one, 78.110.165.196:5200, it's a normal 190-220, but with the other hosts, like 350.178.33.50.4:5198, it is more. I contacted my ISP, but ...
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What are these Request Time Outs in Tracert? [duplicate]

I am having dual router/modem ( I don't know the correct term ). IP of first router is 192.168.1.1 . This is the router which is connected to phone line. Then I have another wifi router , its IP is ...
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Ping/tracert works, but not browser or any windows programs. Tried USB WiFi and reformatted already

My laptop used to work fine. My girlfriend was moving to California for a month, so I gave it to her to take with her. It worked fine the day before she left. Once she got there, it wouldn't work. ...
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Can't access my computer after installing VirtualBox on it

There was a similar question 2 years ago, but everyone confused guest/host OS. After installing VirtualBox on my Windows 7 box, I can no longer ping it or access it from anywhere within the LAN. ...
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“General failure” when pinging router?

What does "General failure" mean when pinging (in this case, the router)? I am connected via ethernet and have tried different wires, no change. The router seems to act fine with everyone else. The ...
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Can I measure PING time between two other computers?

I am investigating a perf issue in the field. Typically, there just isn't enough bandwidth for my app to be speedy. Typically the way it works, is that I ask to Terminal (via VNC or WebEx) into the ...
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Windows ping - 'ignores' ping replies

I'm using Window's built-in ping command to test connectivity with my Ethernet device ( a enc28j60 Ethernet controller and an avr atmega), but Windows ignores replies. Screenshots :- ...
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Firewall blocks ICMP even with Allow rules, even when disbled

Sometime early October (right after update Tuesday???). My Window 7 home machine stopped responding to anything incoming. Effectively breaking iTunes, Sonos, TiVo Desktop, RDP etc. But all those ...
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Manually allow ping.exe through firewall

To improve my feeling of security I recently switched my windows 7 firewall to block all outbound connections. The only thing I can't seem to get to work is ping.exe. I tried by creating custom rules ...
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When I ping a server name, how is the domain determined?

On my machine, when I ping a server with fully qualified name, it works fine ping myserver.newcompanyname.com But when I ping the server name by itself, it fails. And it also indicates that it ...
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unable to ping machine on WLAN

I've started accepting remote desktop connections on one of my machines. If i connect the machine to my router using an Ethernet cable i am able to ping it and connect to it remotely (using RDP). ...
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1answer
171 views

Wi-Fi connected but can't go to any site

My Windows 7 laptop can connect to our Wi-Fi signal, I can sign in on Yahoo! Messenger, but I can't go to any site. I can access the Net on other devices. The issue started a few weeks ago, so I've ...
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No ping to localhost

Ping to e.g. my router on 192.168.1.1 or to google.com are fine, but ping to either 127.0.0.1, localhost or ::1 results in: C:\>ping 127.0.0.1 Pinging 127.0.0.1 with 32 bytes of data: General ...
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Weirdly high ping on direct ethernet connection?

I bought new Lenovo IdeaCentre H430 pc and I'm having problem with high pings. Windows 7 with on-board realtek NIC. Fresh install, fully updated, drivers installed from included CD. When I start ...
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Getting an IPv6 repsonse when IPv6 interface is disabled. Why?

Is it normal it get an IPv6 address when a hostname is resolved and the IPv6 interface has been disabled (unchecked from network adapter settings)? How do I know for sure IPv6 has been disabled?
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Why do I get “General Failure” when pinging host name on a Win 7 node on the network?

This is a very peculiar problem with a station on our network. The client pc is running Windows 7 Pro. What makes this problem interesting is that this client is the only node on the network that ...
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Cannot ping Google Public DNS on 8.8.8.8

I have a weird problem on my Windows 7 (x64) computer. I seem to cannot ping the Google Public DNS on one of its addresses (while the other works fine). The peculiar thing is that it fails with the ...
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Ping-visible on unlock, ping-muted on screen lock

When I login to / unlock my Windows 7, I need to switch the machine to ping-responsiveness mode. When I pres Win-L key, i.e. lock the machine, I need it to ignore ICMP pings. How would I accomplish ...
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Can ping other machine on LAN by IP number but not by name

Suddenly my Win 7 machine is unable to ping by name an XP machine on the LAN, but by IP number it works. What could be the problem? The Win 7 machine is connected to the router wirelessly, but the ...
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ping and tracert don't work, while netstat does on windows pc

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 ...
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How can one machine ping another, but the reverse ping doesn't work

I've got two VMware Workstation virtual machines running ... Virtual A can ping the host laptop most of the time, other real machines on my home network all of the time, but it gets a "request timed ...
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Ping from windows 7 get no reply but sets errorlevel to 0

From a Windows 7 machine, I ping an IP address of a turned-off machine. C:\>ping 192.168.1.222 Pinging 192.168.1.222 with 32 bytes of data: Reply from 192.168.1.222: Destination host unreachable. ...
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Super High Ping Rates to Router (That randomly happen)

For the last 2 to 3 weeks I am getting extremely high ping rates to my router and it randomly seems to happen. I have recently bought freephoneline.ca which is a voip solution that can be hooked up ...
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Windows 7 can't ping an IP

I am unable to ping an IP address on a Amazon EC2 instance. When I do it from a Mac or Linux machine, it works just fine. But, on Windows 7 it doesn't work. I've tried turning off the firewall, but ...
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Enable Ping in Windows 7 Firewall?

Serverfault tells that the new syntax to enable ping on Windows Server 2008 is netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name="ICMP Allow incoming V4 echo request" protocol=icmpv4:8,any dir=in ...
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connect domain-joined Windows 7 laptop to another non-domain Windows 7 laptop

I've the following issue - Computer A: Windows 7 Enterprise OS and part of a domain Computer B: Windows 7 Home Premium and not part of any domain (in the default "WORKGROUP" workgroup) I'm able to ...
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Batch file to write ping results to a text file

I know this is a variation of an already asked question but after research and several failed attempts I think I need some help. I would like to ping two websites repeatedly and record the time and ...
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Why does the PING command in my batch file execute in a loop?

I created a .BAT file in Windows 7 that has the following line: PING XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX -t (XXX replaces the actual IP number). However, when I double click on this batch file, I can see the PING ...
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When I ping one address in windows, it says another address was unreachable. Why?

When I ping this address on my internal network, it says "reply from ....165". See below. What does it mean? How is .165 relevant in this scenario? Pinging 192.168.1.10 with 32 bytes of data: Reply ...
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Windows 7 Firewall not blocking ping requests

I have ICMPv4/6 blocked in my windows 7 firewall. No matter what I do my computer can still be pinged. The rule is enabled, etc. how do I fix this?
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Long delay when pinging Windows 7 machine by name vs by ip

This question regards machines accessing/pinging one another on my local network by name vs ip and delays associated with doing it by name. All machines are Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit. Below is output ...