Was my computer hacked?

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Hi, I have a question. I applied to topica via upwork, had my skype interview, and the interviewer asked me to run a couple of tests to check my internet speed. I want to know if these tests are legit or if he managed to hack my computer? The tests were as follows:
  1. First he made me run the run command and type “dxdiag” and “regedit” and share the screen. I can’t rem if there were any others he made me do. Maybe there was one or two more.
  2. Then he made me run “ping hn1.vcr.topicanative.edu.vn -t. And about 5 of those...with same command except hn1 changing to hn2 and so forth
  3. Then he made me check the speed from website using links: “http://hn5.vcr.topicanative.edu.vn/test.html” and so forth. Again 5 of those. with hn’s changing from hn1 to hn5 and everything else remaining the same
Is this legit? Or am I hacked? And if the latter is true, what can I do? I ran several anti virus tests and Malawarebytes tests...however, you never know :(
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  • ToddN2000
    I don't think you were hacked.They look like normal commands for checking connection speeds. Were these test run before the Skype interview? If so he is just checking to make sure there would be no lag issues with the Skype connection and provide a lousy interview.
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  • TheRealRaven
    We have no way to know if you were "hacked". It's unlikely, but there's no way we could tell without examining your system.

    The procedure seems unusual, but we have no info about the interview.
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  • carlosdl
    You most likely didn't get hacked.  But if you showed or gave important information, you could be hacked later...
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  • Subhendu Sen
    These are the simple testing tools, but regedit may cause damage system, if it is misconfiguration or delete some key/ dword value etc. Though before sit for an interview, it is better to know as much as information of the company or the person who take interview or who are the authenticated persons for this company, if possible.
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  • Notsure00
    Thanks ToddN2000, TheRealRaven, Carlosdl, Subhendu!
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