is being pingable important ?

  woofwoofbark 16:12 15 Oct 06
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and what exactly is ping ?Is being unpingable anything to worry about ?

I have been using my router to connect to the net through BT BB and my ping was working fine , but since moving to BT Total BB and thier Home Hub I cannot become pingable ...

any advice ?

thanks

  woodchip 16:26 15 Oct 06

If some one is trying to ping your computer, no it's not important. It acts as a security if your computer does not respond. I set my Router to not respond

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