This tutorial will show you how to ping your domain. This will be very helpful for us to troubleshoot any latency or networking issue you may be experiencing.
Windows Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8:
Click on the orb (start menue), and choose Run. In the window that pops up, type cmd as follows:
Right click on the windows icon and select "Command Prompt (Admin)"
You should now see an open black DOS window. At the prompt sign, type in the following:
- ping yourdomain.com (replace yourdomain with your actual domain.)
You can also use the ping -t as show below. This will allow the ping to keep running so if your having random drops you can let the ping run over and over till you see the drop.
Pressing "Ctrl C" will stop this and get you back to the prompt.