What are two reasons for entering the ping 127.0.0.1 command on a Windows PC? (Choose two.)

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What are two reasons for entering the ping 127.0.0.1 command on a Windows PC? (Choose two.)

  • to check if the NIC functions as expected
  • to check if the default gateway is configured correctly
  • to display the bandwidth and throughput of the network connection
  • to check if the TCP/IP protocol suite is installed properly
  • to ensure that the PC can connect to remote networks

Explanation: The IP address 127.0.0.1 is a loopback address on the PC. A successful ping to the loopback address indicates that the TCP/IP protocol suite is installed properly and the NIC is working as expected. A ping to the loopback address does not test the connectivity to remote networks, nor will it display bandwidth and throughput information.

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