How to flush the DNS cache on Windows

Posted Sep. 03, 2008 in Windows -

If you are having issues on Windows when a DNS entry is being cached when it shouldn't you can easily flush the DNS cache from the command line. This post explains how to flush the Windows DNS cache.

All you need to do is open up a command prompt and then type in the following command:

ipconfig /flushdns

This will display the following output:

Windows IP Configuration

Successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache.

That's it, all done!

If you want to see what's currently in the DNS cache on Windows, then refer to my Display DNS cache on Windows post.

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