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Network Diagnostics for Windows XP is available to help identify and fix network connection problems
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This article discusses the Network Diagnostics for Windows XP tool. This tool is available to help you identify and fix connection problems. These connection problems may occur with computers on a home network that connect to the Internet by using a cable modem or by using a digital subscriber line (DSL) modem.
The Network Diagnostics for Windows XP tool can help troubleshoot some of the most common connection problems that you may encounter in a home networking environment.
To diagnose network connectivity status, the Network Diagnostics for Windows XP tool analyzes the following tests:
Most home networks use one of the following methods to access or share a single high-speed Internet connection:
How to obtain the Network Diagnostics for Windows XP toolThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Network Diagnostic Tool (KB914440):
Download the WindowsXP-KB914440-v12-x86-ENU.exe package now.
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How to run the Network Diagnostics for Windows XP toolYou can use the Network Diagnostics for Windows XP tool to test network connectivity and to determine whether your network-related programs and services are working correctly. To start the tool, use one of the following methods:
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