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ping Vs tracert

by christy / September 14, 2006 9:52 PM PDT

I am able to ping an address gatting a reply with no loss of data. However, when I trace route (tracert) the same address, I am not able to trace it, getting a ''time out'' at each hop. I was only able to get to my wireless router, i.e the first hop. Is this normal ? If I am not able to trace the route to an address, should I be able to successfully ping it ? My broadband connection (1G for download) has been very slow - slower dialup. Thanks.


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One is ICMP packets, the other UDP.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 14, 2006 10:38 PM PDT
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by christy / September 14, 2006 11:16 PM PDT

for replying, and the link.

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