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I need to continuously test the quality of the connection between hosts, and I would like to use ping for that, in order to see WHEN the problem occurs.

It should provide LOG of the pinging, with timestamps of each ping.

Any suggestions for such utility?

Yeah, sorry, Windows! Preferably install and run. Like, for dummy admins :)

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Try EMCO Ping Monitor. It looks like it has it ALL :)

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Smokeping is pretty good for this. It'll show latency as well as packet loss.

Edit: Looks like Smokeping needs to be patched to run on Windows. See here and here.

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I'm using PingPlotter Pro for that.

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Would have to second this recommendation. – jeffatrackaid Dec 19 '11 at 18:53

"Ping Monitor" widget for Win7 does this OK.

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-1 installer wants to hijack my homepage and search settings – JamesBarnett Jun 7 '14 at 23:09

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