1.    08 Feb 2017 #1
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 7

    Windows 10 local IP doesn't work if network cable is disconnected


    My local LAN which includes my laptop is setup as a static network. I have noticed that when the network cable is disconnected on the laptop I can't ping the laptop from itself. The VMs which are also on the laptop cannot ping the laptop's address from their local bridged addresses.
    I can't remember having this problem on Windows 7 and earlier. Is there some fault on my setup or is that the way Windows 10 itself is designed?
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  2.    08 Feb 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Crewe Cheshire
    Posts : 1,451
    windows 10

    to ping its self you use either localhost or 127.0.0.0
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