Windows | Use pathping to Check for Packet Loss

By | 2012/07/25

The Windows equivalent of mtr is pathping. The pathping command measures packet loss against each particular hop of a traceroute. This is helpful to pin point the exact hop along the way that may be problematic.

In Windows, crack open a command prompt and type:

C:\> pathping [target]

The target can be an IP address or domain name. Here is an example output: