How To Check If Your Computer is Connected To the Internet

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As a computer user, you require to check if your PC is connected to the Internet.

Do you find that daunting?

I want to share a very simple method which you can always rely on.

Ready?

Here we go…

Steps On How To Check If Your Computer is Connected To the Internet:

Step 1: Search for CMD from your start button. You get a picture like the screenshot below:

Right Click on the CMD program and select START.

You should get a black screen. See picture below

To check if you are connected to the internet, use the “PING” command.

How?

Simple, inside the CMD, type “ping+space+ a live internet address

An example: If i ping using Google.com, my typing appears as below:

ping google.com

Then press enter key

What follows.

In short while, your computer will give you results with a picture corresponding to one below:

Looking at the results, my connection shows that I’ve lost zero packets.

Therefore, there’s a live internet connection.

THAT’S IT, I’VE BEEN ABLE TO SEE THAT MY COMPUTER IS CONNECTED TO THE INTERNET.

Let’s try to get a little deeper in this.

Next, assuming that there’s no internet connection, below is a screenshot of results that you’ll most probably get.

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