Windows 98/NT/2000/XP

Windows 98/NT/2000/XP

Flushing the DNS on Windows is an easy process, outlined below is the steps that should be run if you wish to clear your DNS cache.

  1. Open up a command prompt (Start > Run > cmd.exe > OK).

Windows XP Flush DNS - Step 1 - Click Start


Windows XP Flush DNS - Step 2 - Click All Programs


Windows XP Flush DNS - Step 3 - Click Accessories and run Command Prompt


Windows XP Flush DNS - Step 4 - Command Prompt will open


   2. Type in the command ipconfig /flushdns

Windows XP Flush DNS - Step 5 - Type 'ipconfig /flushdns'


Windows XP Flush DNS - Step 6 - The DNS is now flushed


Windows XP Flush DNS - Step 7 - Type 'exit' to close the Command Prompt

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