Solved Route addition failed on Windows 7

May 24, 2011 at 18:12:34
Specs: Windows XP
I am trying to add some routes and some persistent routes on a Windows 7 laptop for some connectivity testing.
The route ADD command fails with the below error:
The route addition failed: The system cannot find the file specified.

I am verified on the internet that am using the correct syntax:

Also I am running the command prompt as an local administrator on the windows 7 machine.

I havent had any luck with this on the Microsoft forums as well.

Can someone please help me with this one.

Thanks in advance

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May 24, 2011 at 18:49:25
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Use route /? on windows 7 command prompt, to get the correct syntax.

But, as far as I know, you can't add a route to 127.0.0.x, but you can add a route to your local ip address.

Simply use:
route ADD MASK your_ip METRIC 50

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