How to run a ping test

This article will show you how to run a ping test on Windows or Mac OSX. A ping test uses your internet connection to send out some packets of data to a specific address. These packets are then sent back to your computer. The test records the amount the time Read more…

How to Run a Traceroute

This article will demonstrate to you easy methods to run a traceroute (trace course). A traceroute utilizes your web connection with small pockets of data to a particular web or IP address. As the data goes to the address, every server it goes en route is recorded alongside the latency Read more…

How to Understand Traceroute results

  Select one of the links below to jump to a query: Traceroute in Windows Traceroute in Mac OSX Understanding Traceroute results Copy-pasting results Understanding Traceroute results Traceroute results are similar for both Windows and Mac OSX. During a traceroute, each new server the data goes to is called a hop. Read more…

How to run a traceroute in Mac OSX

Select one of the links below to jump to a query: Traceroute in Windows Traceroute in Mac OSX Understanding Traceroute results Copy-pasting results traceroute in Mac OSX  open the Spotlight search tool on home screen and type “network utility” in the search bar. Double click the Network Utility app and open it.This app can Read more…

How to run a traceroute in Windows

Select one of the links below to jump to a query: Traceroute in Windows Traceroute in Mac OSX Understanding Traceroute results Copy-pasting results Traceroute in windows The method described below works for Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista and XP. Open the Command Prompt program. You’ll find this by typing “cmd” into your Read more…