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Ping() doesn't send packet?

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I have a rather strange issue on some machines.

If I attempt to use the inbuilt PING function, no ICMP packet is sent out.



is returning "Host Unreachable"

If I ping using the command prompt, it's all fine.


Using wireshark I can see that it hasn't even attempted an ICMP request. I can see it has looked up DNS to check for the correct IP address (I can see reply packet returns 10 different IP address as round robin - which is expected), but then it simply doesn't send the request.


Any ideas?

Please correct me if I am wrong in any of my posts. I like learning from my mistakes too.

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