Tracert RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have tried to run tracert and ping from my command line.  I keep getting the following messaging for both;

    'tracert' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. 

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.  I have looked in;
    System Properties; Advanced; Environmental Variables; 
    Located path, which is currently
    what do I need to change?  OP system is Windows 8.
    Please be aware that I am a IT student, so am using Processing and JAVA on my laptop (not is sure if this has anything to do with it)?

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12:04 PM


  • Goto c:\windows\system32

    And find 'TRACERT.EXE' file.

    If it runs from that location, then your PATH environment variable is possibly incorrectly set.

    Else, copy the exe from other system to your system.

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    Wednesday, March 26, 2014 2:29 PM