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View listening TCP ports on Windows

This guide shows you how to view a list of all the listening TCP ports on a Windows machine. This is useful for knowing if a service is listening on a specific port, or if you need to know if a specific port is available to use for something like a web server.

View all listening TCP ports on Windows:

Open the command prompt.

Run the following command:

netstat -an | find "LISTENING" | more

Example output:

  TCP                 LISTENING
  TCP                LISTENING
  TCP                LISTENING
  TCP                LISTENING

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