- Open the Start menu by clicking the orb in the bottom left-hand corner of the screen.
- Type “cmd” in the search bar at the bottom of the menu.
- Click cmd found in the search results for Programs.
- A black box with a flashing cursor will open; this is the Command Prompt. Type “ping” and then hit the Space bar on your keyboard.
- Type in the address you’d like to ping and then hit the Enter key on your keyboard. Wait for the ping results.