How to Traceroute Command in Windows XP

Traceroute command is useful in identifying the path of network through which the datagram travel from source to destination. In Windows XP tracert command is used to determine the end-to-end path.

Following are the steps to use tracert in Windows XP.

Step 1

Click on image to open the Windows XP menu

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Step 2

Click on image , type cmd and press enter or click on OK button to open the command prompt.

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Step 3

Type tracert <ip address> or <url> or <server name>. In this case, I am going to tracert google.com

C:\>tracert google.com

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Tracing route to google.com [173.194.39.35]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

  1     1 ms     1 ms     2 ms  mywimax [192.168.15.1]
  2    47 ms    70 ms    80 ms  10.149.0.1
  3    83 ms    54 ms    74 ms  58-27-175-156.wateen.net [58.27.175.156]
  4   111 ms    51 ms    67 ms  58-27-175-130.wateen.net [58.27.175.130]
  5   112 ms    84 ms   101 ms  58-27-209-54.wateen.net [58.27.209.54]
  6    30 ms   102 ms    62 ms  58-27-183-230.wateen.net [58.27.183.230]
  7    49 ms    74 ms    71 ms  tw31-static109.tw1.com [117.20.31.109]
  8    55 ms    59 ms    67 ms  tw255-static25.tw1.com [110.93.255.25]
  9   230 ms    82 ms    34 ms  tw255-static5.tw1.com [110.93.255.5]
10   152 ms   216 ms   217 ms  72.14.218.33
11   209 ms   154 ms   184 ms  216.239.43.156
12   149 ms   190 ms   231 ms  209.85.252.36
13     *      252 ms   176 ms  209.85.243.109
14   185 ms   175 ms   177 ms  google.com [173.194.39.35]

Trace complete.

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