[Updated] Not so angry IP scanner using Windows native tools

If you find yourself  a stranger in a strange land and you do not have admin privileges on your system and you want to see what and who is out there;  Here is a way to sweep the network using native Windows tools.

This Looks crazy to human eyes but I will break it down for you.
DOS version

Linux version


The FOR loop pings each device and passes that output to Find command to get the addresses that reply .

the Find command will only show responses that return a positive result

/L here indicates the set is a sequence of numbers. -a asks for a host name if available, -n indicates send one ping attempt, -w indicates wait timeout (helps speed the sweep up since default is 1 second, this is specified in milliseconds.)


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