How to perform ping checks in Windows, Linux and Mac OS?

Here are instructions on how to perform a ping check on different operating systems:

  • Windows:
  • 1. Open Start menu
    2. Click Run
    3. Type cmd and press enter
    4. In the command prompt type ping and press Enter

    This will provide ping results from your computer to You can also use ping with an IP, i.e. ping

  • Linux:
  • Open a terminal window and type ping

  • Mac OS:
  • Go to the Applications folder > Utilities > Network Utility > ping and specify a domain or IP.

    Alternatively, you can open up Terminal, type ping and press Enter. You can also use ping with an IP, i.e. ping

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