Flush DNS

 

Flush DNS cache in Windows 7 and Vista (works on all WinOS)

Step 1. Hit Windows key and type in cmd (do not hit enter).

Step 1

Step 2. In the search results that come up, right click “cmd” and run as administrator. When the screen flashes and asks for permission, accept it.

Step 2

Step 3. In the command prompt, type in ipconfig /flushdns (or right click and paste it to the command prompt) and hit return.

Step 3

Step 4. You should see the confirmation as shown below:

Step 4

Flush DNS cache in Windows XP

Hit Windows+R to bring up the Run dialog box.

Type cmd and hit ok.
In the command prompt that comes up, enter ipconfig /flushdns and hit return.