Please Explain: Ping

You can use a Ping command to check connections to other PCs across a network and test latency and packet loss. Craig Simms explains more.

You can use a Ping command to check connections to other PCs across a network and test latency and packet loss. Craig Simms explains more.

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Craig was sucked into the endless vortex of tech at an early age, only to be spat back out babbling things like "phase-locked-loop crystal oscillators!". Mostly this receives a pat on the head from the listener, followed closely by a question about what laptop they should buy.

 

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