‘Ping’ is not recognized as an internal or external command

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When I run the command Ping in my windows, I get the message

'ping' is not recognized as an internal or external command

What is the meaning of this?

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Answered By 0 points N/A #143167

‘Ping’ is not recognized as an internal or external command

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This usually happens if the computer's path statement cluttered. You need to launch the Command Prompt and type Set and press the enter key. And also, search for the path: C:WINDOWSSystem32. You will need to modify the Path and fix it by clicking on Start and go to My Computer. Right-click into it and click on Properties. Under Properties, click the Advance tab and choose Environment Variables. Choose the Path variable stated on the system Variables.

While modifying, you need to add the following:

%SystemRoot%system32

It will change to something similar to:

C:WINDOWSsystem32

All entries on the Path should be separated by a semicolon.

Now try.

Answered By 0 points N/A #143168

‘Ping’ is not recognized as an internal or external command

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Hello Dear,

This type of problem often appears in windows 7. Thereby, you may use the ping command. But before that, you have to turn off your windows firewall. To do this, go to the start menu and then control panel. There you will see firewall icon. Go into it. Here you can turn off the windows firewall.

 

Now, come to the main point.

1.Go to the start menu> accessories> command prompt.

2.Right click on it and run as an administrator

3.Type the following commands and press enter

dir %SystemRoot%System32ping.exe

path %path%;%SystemRoot%System32

ping www.google.com

Here you will understand what to do

 

Thanks for your time

 

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