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Performing a Traceroute in Microsoft Windows

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If you are running Windows on your machine, you can perform a traceroute using Command Prompt.

To Perform a Traceroute in Microsoft Windows

From the Start Menu, select Programs, then Accessories.
Here you will find either MS-DOS Prompt or Command Prompt.
A window will display with something similar to the following:

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\windows>

In this screen type: "tracert INSERTDOMAIN.COM" (without quotations, and replace insertdomain.com with your domain name) and press Enter.

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\windows>tracert domain.com

After the trace route has completed, right click anywhere on this window and click Select All .

Press Enter and the information will be copied to the Windows clipboard.

Paste this into a text document (Notepad, WordPad, etc.).