How to run a traceroute depends on what OS (Operating System) your local machine is running. There are instructions below on how to run a traceroute for various operating systems.

Windows XP:

1.) Start -> Run

2.) enter in "command" (no quotes)

3.) In the new window that pops up, enter "tracert yourdomain.com" (no quotes, and replacing yourdomain.com with your actual domain)

Windows Vista/Windows 7:

1.) Click Start button.

2.) In the search box at the bottom of the menu, type "cmd" without the quotes.

3.) Hit the Enter button.

4.) In the new window that pops up, enter "tracert yourdomain.com" (no quotes, and replacing yourdomain.com with your actual domain)

Mac:

1.) From your hard-drive, open the Applications folder, and click to open the Utilities folder.

2.) Double-click Terminal.

3.) Enter "traceroute yourdomain.com" (no quotes, and replacing yourdomain.com with your actual domain)



If you're not sure how to copy in Windows command prompt, there are instructions on how to do so below.

1.) Right click anywhere in the command prompt's window.

2.) Select 'Mark'.

3.) Highlight all of the text you're wanting to copy in the command prompt's window.

4.) Right click anywhere in the command prompt's window once again. The text is now copied.

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