Windows XP provides a suite of TCP/IP tools that can help you diagnose problems with your connection, make Telnet or terminal-style connections to other users, and perform FTP. This section covers the uses of these tools.
Windows XP includes the following command-line tools for diagnosing TCP/IP problems:
To open a command-prompt window in Windows XP, click Start, Run, type CMD, and click OK. Press ENTER after you type each command. Type EXIT and press ENTER to close the window.
→ To read more about the TCP/IP diagnostic programs, see Chapter 21, “Troubleshooting Your Network,” p. 851.
Ping has many options, but this is the most common form of the command: ...