Pinging a computer or a website allows you to find out whether it is online or how long it takes to respond to your request.
Ping works from a shell prompt.
Steps to ping in Windows 10:
- Open Command Promt or Windows Powershell.
ping ip_address. For example:
- ping 126.96.36.199
- ping google.com
ping -tif you want to continuously ping the IP.
- ping -t google.com