[How To] Flush DNS Cache in Windows

Last Updated On : Friday, November 22, 2013
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Flushing the DNS cache in windows is very simple. Using a single line of DOS command it will be done if few seconds. Lets see how to do the same.

How To Steps:

1. Open Command Prompt using run window [ Press Windows Key + R ] and type cmd.

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2. Now in the command prompt type

ipconfig /flushdns

3. It will flush the DNS cache. You can now close the command prompt window.

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Flushing DNS cache may not be required to do all that often, but it’s a handy troubleshooting tips to know and to use when its required.