troubleshooting Question

Ping time stamping

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I have two pc's on the same network.
One of them I know the current time, the other is inaccessible by me.
I have found that you can ping another machine to get a timestamp from it.

So it would look like ...

PC1 time ping sent
PC2 time ping received
PC2 time return ping sent
PC1 time return recieved

I have the following code

Dim pingbyte(31) As Byte
        Dim timestamp As New Net.NetworkInformation.PingOptions
        PingReturn = New Net.NetworkInformation.Ping
        sReturn = PingReturn.Send("xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx")

        Dim properties As IPGlobalProperties = IPGlobalProperties.GetIPGlobalProperties()
        Dim statistics As IcmpV4Statistics = properties.GetIcmpV4Statistics()
        MsgBox("Timestamp Requests ... Sent: " & statistics.TimestampRequestsSent.ToString & " Received: " & statistics.TimestampRequestsReceived.ToString & vbCr & "Timestamp Replies ... Sent: " & statistics.TimestampRepliesSent.ToString & " Received: " & statistics.TimestampRepliesReceived.ToString)

The message box always has 0 for sent and received ... What am I missing?
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