Windows 7

1. Microsoft Windows 7 tutorials 2. Module 1- Installation, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7 tutorials 3. Editions of Windows 7 tutorials 4. Hardware Requirements for Installing Windows 7 tutorials 5. You can install Windows 7 in following different ways, including: 6. Consideration for Upgrading v/s Migrating tutorials 7. What is Migration tutorials 8. Migrating User Data and Settings tutorials 9. Performing an Image-Based Installation of Windows 7 tutorials 10.Configuring Disks and Device Drivers tutorials 11. Partitioning Disks in Windows 7 tutorials 12.GUID - GPT Disk tutorials 13.Disk Management tools tutorials 14. Simple Volume tutorials 15. Spanned and Striped Volumes tutorials 16. Maintaining Disks, Partitions, and Volumes tutorials 17. Disk Quota tutorials 18.Working with VHD Virtual Hard Disk tutorials 19. Device Driver in Windows 7 tutorials 20.System Restore tutorials 21.LAST KNOWN GOOD CONFIGURATION tutorials 22.Configure and Trouble shoot Network Connections tutorials 23.What is an IPv4 Address tutorials 24. Note - IPV4 25. IPv4 address classes tutorials 26.Default Gateway tutorials 27.Public and Private IPv4 Address tutorials 28.IPv6 Network Connectivity tutorials 29.IPv6 UNICAST ADDRESSES tutorials 30. IPv4 Address can be assigned by following types tutorials 31.Implementing Name Resolution tutorials 32. Trouble Shooting Network Connectivity tutorials 33. Implementing Wireless Security tutorials 34.Wireless network Technologies tutorials 35.What is Wireless Broadband tutorials 36.IEEE 802.11 tutorials 37.Wireless Network Configuration tutorials 38. Security Types tutorials 39. Implementing Network Security tutorials 40.Configuring Windows Firewall tutorials 41.Ports and Application tutorials 42.Important Application, Protocol and Port Number tutorials 43.Configure Inbound and Outbound Rules tutorials 44. Securing Network traffic tutorials

Trouble Shooting Network Connectivity tutorials

In this topic we will discuss about various tools that can be used to diagnose and trouble shoot network connectivity.

  • Event Viewer

  • Windows Network Diagnostics

  • IPConfig

  • Ping

  • Tracert

  • Nslookup

  • Pathping

Event Viewer

  • Event viewer is one of the component of Microsoft Operating System.

  • It is available since Windows NT since its release in 1993.

  • Event viewer is centralized log service that report events that have taken place, such as a failure to start component, services and application.

  • When any such error happens, Window records the event in appropriate event log.

  • You can view log for Application, Security, Setup and System log, look for errors, and diagnose it.

 

Windows Network Diagnostics

  • Windows Network Diagnostics can be used to diagnose and correct networking problems.

  • When network problem happens, executing Windows Network Diagnostics will show you possible description of problem and possible solutions.

  • However some solutions might need manual interaction to resolve problems.

 

IPConfig

  • Stands for Internet Protocol Configuration.

  • This command display current TCP/IP configuration for IPv4, IPv6, DHCP and other details.

  • It can be used to review and renew IP details, and flush DNS resolver cache.

 

Ping

  • This is very useful command, used to check connectivity of current computer to another TCP/IP device.

  • Ping sends and receives ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) Echo request message and display statistics in terms of bytes sent, time taken and so on.

  • Keep in mind that Firewall or Virus Scanner might block ICMP request.

 

Tracert

  • This stands for Trace Route.

  • Tracert determines the path route to destination by sending ICMP echo request.

  • It will display list of router interfaces between Source and Destination.

  • It will also display which router failed, what is speed or latency.

 

Pathping

  • This is similar to Tracert.

  • It is a tool that combines feature of Ping and Tracert with additional details.

  • It sends packets to each router on the way to a final destination over given period of times.

  • Then it calculates results based on packets received from each hop.

  • It then shows the degree of packet loss at given router or link.

  • This can help to pinpoint which router or link is causing network problem.

  • For example pathping -n demopc1

 

Nslookup

  • Nslookup is network tool that is used to obtain information about internet server.

  • You can use it to confirm connection to DNS server and verify that the required records exist.

 


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