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 The ''​ping''​ command is a useful way of diagnosing network problems. It's similar to the sonar ping in a submarine. It sends out a signal to a specified machine and waits for a response to be echoed back. The ''​ping''​ command is a useful way of diagnosing network problems. It's similar to the sonar ping in a submarine. It sends out a signal to a specified machine and waits for a response to be echoed back.
  
-  - Click ''​Start -> Run''​ and then enter ''​cmd''​ in the text box. +  - Open [[command prompt]]
-  - You should see a command prompt ​(black box)+
   - Type ''​ping %%www.pscs.co.uk%%''​. You should see a display like this:   - Type ''​ping %%www.pscs.co.uk%%''​. You should see a display like this:
  
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