How To Get Functionality Of Ping And Tracert In A Single Command In Windows 7

PathPing is a cool Windows command that combines the functinality of Ping as well as Tracert in a single command. PathPing is very useful utility for network troubleshooting. PathPing pings every node in the path to the destination and computes individual statistics for each node giving you a much detailed output which enables you to pinpoint the root of the network problem quickly. Here’s how to use this command:

1. Issue the following command at the command prompt –

pathping <destination IP / name>

For example, to PathPing Google, we will issue the following command –


2. Wait for the utility to ping each node along the path and compute the statistics –

PathPing command in Windows

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