What does PING mean in DOS Commands?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand PING in the Computing field in general and in the DOS Commands terminology in particular.

Packet InterNet Gopher

Used to determine if a system with assigned network Internet Protocol is active or not or network. In the Run program, type ping -t to check if the system is on the network or not. It is one of the Network Admin jobs.

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Ping, Ping River(noun)
a river in western Thailand; a major tributary of the Chao Phraya

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