Portal Home > Knowledgebase > Utility > How to perform an MTR test in Windows 7

How to perform an MTR test in Windows 7

MTR is a combination of a ping and a traceroute test. This is a useful for pinpointing network problems, that may lead to your website appearing offline or slow for only certain users. 

This tutorial shows you how to complete a test and save the results.

1 Download the WinMTR program from

2 Extract the provided ZIP file to a folder you can easily navigate to. Navigate into the extracted folders until you get to the WinMTR application, as shown below (it is normally several folders deep):

Windows 7 MTR
3 Accept the warning about the publisher.
Windows 7 MTR
4 Enter the domain name you wish to start the MTR test on in the "Host" box - where I have input ""

Windows 7 MTR
5 Click Start after you've input your domain. For this test, I am using an example of
Windows 7 MTR

You should have your test run for at least 30 "sent and received" points. You will see these increment in the following area during your test:
Windows 7 MTR

You may then stop the test, and save your results by clicking "Export TEXT" and then saving this result to a text file. Please then attach this text file to your support ticket. If you just copy and paste the contents, the formatting may be unreadable. 

Was this answer helpful?

Add to Favourites Add to Favourites    Print this Article Print this Article

Also Read

Powered by WHMCompleteSolution