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windows : ping to host giving me wi-fi  address, how to make it to ping specified IP

Posted on 2014-04-16
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this my persoanl PC, not conneced to any LAN.
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C:\Users\Toshiba>ping PC-54

Pinging PC-54 [192.168.6.126] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 192.168.6.126: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Reply from 192.168.6.126: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
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my host File entried are as below

# localhost name resolution is handled within DNS itself.
#      127.0.0.1       localhost
#      ::1             localhost

192.168.1.1      PC-54

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question is ...
when I ping to host , I want this to ping what is defined in hostFile .. not in of wi-fi IP

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please advice how to make it
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Question by:mac_g
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Sikhumbuzo Ntsada earned 167 total points
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You will have to ping the IP address for it to work.
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by:Tony Giangreco
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You should ping in this manner

ping 192.168.6.126
or
ping 192.168.1.1

or whatever address you want to ping.

Hope this helps!
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