This didn't work for me -- gave me a fit. I'm running ActiveState perl on NT4SP6.
To solve it, I ended up modifying the line that instantiates a new Net::Ping object. It now looks like this:
my $p = Net::Ping->new('icmp');
I also ran the script logged in as Administrator.
My tips came from the following two nodes, both by tye:
Net::Ping, the mini series
(tye)Re: Net::Ping troubles
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