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How to: Ping a Website to see if it is online/find its IP

created by BasicSysAdmin

Tags: Windows, Windows 7

Jun 04, 2016

Introduction

In this extremely quick tutorial, I will be showing you how to ping an IP/domain in Windows 7 to see if it is online.
Prerequisites


In order to follow this tutorial, you will need the following

  • Windows 7


  • Ping a Website

    To do this, will will need to use the Windows Key + R to bring up the run window. If you cant do this, just press start and type in run. This will bring up a box like the one below. In this we will need to type 'ping -t'. The is the ip or domain that you would like to ping. The -t on the end means that it will run until it has been cancelled (Ctrl+C).

    If you then click Ok, it should then start the ping in cmd.