Microsoft Windows Vista and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 may report incorrect ping statistics for a response similar to "Destination Host Unreachable"

Article ID: 973306 - View products that this article applies to.
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Source: Microsoft Support

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Symptom

On Microsoft Windows Vista and Microsoft Windows Server 2008, when you ping another host on the network and receive a failure result such as "Destination Host Unreachable," you may receive a statistic report that shows 0% packet loss, despite none of the packets having reached the host successfully.

Cause

This is a known issue in Microsoft Windows Vista and Microsoft Windows Server 2008.

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Article ID: 973306 - Last Review: July 6, 2009 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
  • Windows Vista Starter
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
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