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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Wielding the TCP/IP Utilities

Windows 98 TCP/IP comes with a few utilities you can use to review your TCP/IP settings and troubleshoot problems. Here's a list of the available utilities:

ARP: This DOS command displays (or modifies) the IP-to-Ethernet or IP-to-Token Ring address translation tables used by the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) in TCP/IP. Enter the command arp -? for the syntax.

NBTSTAT: This DOS command displays the protocol statistics and the current TCP/IP connections using NBT (NetBIOS over TCP/IP). Enter nbtstat -? for the syntax.

NETSTAT: This DOS command displays the protocol statistics and current TCP/IP connections. The command netstat -? displays the syntax.

PING: This DOS command can check a network connection to a remote ...

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