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PM_
12-12-2005, 11:38 AM
I had my boss' friend come into my office and type this on my comp.
He said it was a test to see if the "networking" of all the computers was working, but now I'm a bit skeptical.

Anyone help?


This is what he did:

Start

Run

Cmd (enter)
Ipconfig (enter)
(something else I forget) (enter)
www.yahoo.ca (enter)

Rumjungle
12-12-2005, 12:30 PM
Perhaps you mean "ping www.yahoo.ca"? If that's that case he was probably testing to see if the internet connection was up.

matchpoint
12-12-2005, 12:30 PM
I had my boss' friend come into my office and type this on my comp.
He said it was a test to see if the "networking" of all the computers was working, but now I'm a bit skeptical.

Anyone help?


This is what he did:

Start

Run

Cmd (enter)
Ipconfig (enter)
(something else I forget) (enter)
www.yahoo.ca (enter)

Nothing to worry about, he's just trying to find out your ip address and checking if it has internet connection.

Return_Ace
12-12-2005, 01:31 PM
yeah, run ipconfig just displays the networking info, subnets, ip addys.. etc.

pinging something just makes sure you're connected to that pc/something

PM_
12-12-2005, 01:44 PM
Yes, "ping" was there too!!!
Thanks guys.

mansrow
12-13-2005, 04:16 PM
I had my boss' friend come into my office and type this on my comp.
He said it was a test to see if the "networking" of all the computers was working, but now I'm a bit skeptical.

Anyone help?


This is what he did:

Start

Run

Cmd (enter)
Ipconfig (enter)
(something else I forget) (enter)
www.yahoo.ca (enter)

Something like this????


Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : xxxxxxxxxx
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : xxxxxxxxxxx

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Description . . . . . . . . . . . :
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : xxx.xxx.x.xxx
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : xxx.xx.x.xxx.xx
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : xxxx.xxxxxxxx
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : xx.x.xxx.x.x.xx
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . :xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : xxxxxxxxxxxxx

C:\Documents and Settings\>ping www.google.com

Pinging www.l.google.com [216.239.37.104] with 32 byte

Reply from 216.239.37.104: bytes=32 time=49ms TTL=239
Reply from 216.239.37.104: bytes=32 time=45ms TTL=239
Reply from 216.239.37.104: bytes=32 time=45ms TTL=239
Reply from 216.239.37.104: bytes=32 time=44ms TTL=239

Ping statistics for 216.239.37.104:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 44ms, Maximum = 49ms, Average = 45ms



ipconfig/all = to check all your ethernet addresses and ip addresses and to check if ure connected
Ping = so see how fast the particular website loads.

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