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How to run traceroute

Traceroute command is used to determine through which network servers and how fast data are transferred. Information provided by this command is useful for a user to find out why a website is loading slowly. To run traceroute, open the command line window, enter the command shown below and press "Enter":



tracert webasyst.net
Tip: To open the command line window on Microsoft Windows, select "Run" in the "Start" menu and enter cmd in the pop-up window.

Below is shown a command line window with the results of the completed tracert command:

If you see asterisks (*) next to some server names, it means that there are problems at those network hosts. More information about the traceroute command is available at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traceroute.