How To Use The Tracert Command-line in Windows

Traceroute is a computer network tool used to show the route taken by packets of information sent across an Internet Protocol (IP) network.

If you are running Windows based computer, you can perform a traceroute using the Command Prompt.

How to Perform a Traceroute in Microsoft Windows Opreating System

Command Prompt CMD
  1. Click the Start button in the bottom left hand corner of your desktop, and type CMD into the Search Box then hit Enter on your keyboard.
  2. The Command Prompt is shown as below:

  3. In this screen type: "tracert PassionateAboutIT.net" (without quotations, and replace PassionateAboutIT.net with your domain name) and press Enter.
    Tracert command
  4. After the trace route has completed, right click anywhere on this window and click Select All.
  5. Press Enter and the information will be copied to the Windows clipboard.
  6. Paste this into a text document (Notepad, WordPad, etc.).
  7. Please submit a ticket with attach a Screenshot, NotePad or WordPad of your results to our Support department along with the details of your problem.

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