Check Remote PC Status with SI Ping
Test communication with a remote computer and check its online status via the Internet with the free visual Ping tool for Windows.
What did your mother do when you were sick as a child? Most likely the first thing he does is give you a thermometer to check your body heat. If you try to access the computer remotely and do not get a response, chances are the computer is not functioning properly. In other words, it might hurt. But how do you give a thermometer to the PC?
There is a free tool called ping.exe that comes with the most versions of Windows. You can use this tool to poke a remote PC and check the answer. To use ping.exe, you will usually bring up a command line, which will open a black console window, and type ping.exe followed by the IP address of the computer you want to check. Usually you will get a response right in the console window in seconds. You will judge – or, more accurately, guess – the health of a remote computer with cryptic numbers printed as decimal integers. If a remote computer is not available, or if the network is not available, or if there is a link or hardware between you and the remote PC that has failed, all will not get anything. It’s up to you to guess what and where it failed.
SI Ping designed by the Software Institute http://www.softinstitute.com/, on the other hand, provides clear and well-formatted results by providing figures that are easily understood and well explained. It displays all important information, such as time to access a remote computer, in milliseconds, and allows you to ping more than one computer by simply selecting the address from the combo box. Thanks to an easy-to-use and easy-to-use user interface, SI Ping is far more convenient to use than Windows ping.exe, being a great free replacement for an old-fashioned console-based tool.
Software Institute releases a well-designed, easy-to-use product that helps computer users solve one particular problem. Our products are free, and usually only do one task, like pinging, tracking a route, or searching, but doing it comfortably.