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how do i get better pings than this?

nogginthenog
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Posts: 78
Registered: 23-08-2007

how do i get better pings than this?


sensible answers appreciated.
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nogginthenog
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Posts: 78
Registered: 23-08-2007

and one from my recommended server

Plusnet Staff
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Registered: 04-04-2007

how do i get better pings than this?

Hi,

What do you get if you run a tracert/mtr? Details of how to do this are listed here:

http://usertools.plus.net/tutorials/id/34

The ping times that the speed testers give isn't always the most accurate.
nogginthenog
Grafter
Posts: 78
Registered: 23-08-2007

how do i get better pings than this?

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\john lilley>tracert www.jolt.co.uk

Tracing route to www.jolt.co.uk [82.133.85.65]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 1 ms 1 ms 1 ms 192.168.1.1
2 * * * Request timed out.
3 * * * Request timed out.
4 * * * Request timed out.
5 * * * Request timed out.
6 * * * Request timed out.
7 * * * Request timed out.
8 33 ms 37 ms 33 ms secure.jolt.co.uk [82.133.85.65]

Trace complete.

C:\Documents and Settings\john lilley>tracert www.bbc.co.uk

Tracing route to www.bbc.net.uk [212.58.224.116]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 1 ms 1 ms 1 ms 192.168.1.1
2 * * * Request timed out.
3 * * * Request timed out.
4 * * * Request timed out.
5 * * * Request timed out.
6 * * * Request timed out.
7 * * * Request timed out.
8 33 ms 33 ms 32 ms www16.thdo.bbc.co.uk [212.58.224.116]

Trace complete.

this is what i'm getting?
nogginthenog
Grafter
Posts: 78
Registered: 23-08-2007

winmtr result

|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| WinMTR statistics |
| Host - % | Sent | Recv | Best | Avrg | Wrst | Last |
|------------------------------------------------|------|------|------|------|------|------|
| 192.168.1.1 - 0 | 40 | 40 | 0 | 1 | 31 | 0 |
| No response from host - 100 | 40 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 |
| No response from host - 100 | 40 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 |
| No response from host - 100 | 40 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 |
| No response from host - 100 | 40 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 |
| No response from host - 100 | 40 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 |
| No response from host - 100 | 40 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 |
| No response from host - 100 | 40 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 |
| www3.rbsov.bbc.co.uk - 3 | 40 | 39 | 31 | 31 | 31 | 31 |
|________________________________________________|______|______|______|______|______|______|
WinMTR - 0.8. Copyleft @2000-2002 Vasile Laurentiu Stanimir ( stanimir@cr.nivis.com )
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how do i get better pings than this?

Have you tried a simple "ping www.bbc.co.uk"; at the command prompt?