Ping (ICMP) enable on Windows 2008 R2 or Windows 2012 Print

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When Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 2012 are newly installed, ICMP replies are blocked by default.
We will show you how to enable ping command via following steps:

1) Go to Start
2) Open a command prompt
3) Type in the following:

netsh firewall set icmpsetting 8

Test it out, the server should be pingable now!

To disable it again, you enter this command:

netsh firewall set icmpsetting 8 disable

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