TCP/IP stands for Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol. In basic terms, it is the language computers use to find and connect with each other over a network. More »

The purpose of TCP/IP is to make it easier for computers to communicate with one another to send information over the Internet. It is a set of protocols that computers use so that they essentially speak the same language... More »

TCP/IP is a conventional communication protocol on computer networks. It regulates how network devices are connected and the way information is transmitted. It is used on the Internet and private networks such as intrane... More »

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The disadvantages of TCP/IP, or Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol, are its size and its speed. Because TCP/IP is built for wide-area networks, its size can be an issue in small networks with limited resourc... More »

TCP/IP is a conventional communication protocol on computer networks. It regulates how network devices are connected and the way information is transmitted. It is used on the Internet and private networks such as intrane... More »

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Pinging an IP to test the TCP/IP configuration requires access to the command prompt, a basic level of technical skills and the network adapter to not be set to a media disconnect state. Since the ping command uses Inter... More »

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Transmission Control Protocol and Internet Protocol are part of the TCP/IP networking protocol for transmitting data between computers. TCP is responsible for packaging the data, while IP transmits the data across a phys... More »