Troubleshooting ISP issues with WINMTR

ISP issues can be frustrating. One tool to get a look at the upstream path is WinMTR.

This tool is free and can be installed on multiple OS's.



Open Web browser and Download WinMTR ( WinMTR )




Open WinMTR, enter a host IP address and press start. For example, use , , etc, or the website(s) having issues.

Note: Google’s DNS is not a reliable target since they are employing ICMP filtering in some regions


This tool will provide statistics of each hop along the path with packet loss seen.

Additional information: 

Cisco has a good explanation here

Another how to 


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