How to run a traceroute in Windows

Windows 7 or Vista

  1. Click the Start buttonAll ProgramsAccessories
  2. Right click on Command Prompt and choose Run as administrator
  3. Type tracert server name (the server name can be a domain or IP address) and press Enter
  4. Select the results, and right click to copy
  5. Paste into a new text file

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start buttonRun
  2. Type cmd and click OK to open command prompt
  3. Type tracert server name (the server name can be a domain or IP address) and press Enter
  4. Select the results, and right click to copy
  5. Paste into a new text file