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Topic # 12284 9-Mar-2007 10:37
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Hi,

Can anyone help me please - I can't ping my own ip address only the gateway address and the internet.

Have spoke to my isp but can't get any help from them!!!!

Thanks!!!

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  Reply # 63246 9-Mar-2007 10:45
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You won't have much luck from your internal network however remotely - many routers block the ability to ping by default.

Turning the ability to ping the router remotely depends on your router/modem however here is what mine looks like:


If you want to see if your internet connection is alive, pinging your own IP is not a good indicator. Perhaps doing automated lookups through dig/nslookup or pinging another IP address to see if its connected might reveal better results.




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  Reply # 63253 9-Mar-2007 11:14
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Hi

Firstly thank you for your assistance!

what i do is

start > run > cmd > ipconfig> enter
> ping Ip address 

then it says timed out

also sometime i cant get into web pages is this the problem

thanx

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