Turn left at the big router near the exit

Which of these would be the best way to determine the route between your computer and a remote device?

A) net route

B) ping

C) nbtstat

D) tracert

E) netstat -r

F) I should probably just stop and ask for directions

The answers: D) tracert

The tracert or traceroute command is used to determine the route that a packet takes to a destination address.

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