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How to flush A computers DNS cache
Posted by Jericho Mapanao on 08 November 2012 03:08 PM

 

How to flush a computer's DNS cache

 

 

To flush DNS for a computer running Windows, please follow these steps:

  1. On your local machine, open a command prompt.
  2. Within the prompt, type ipconfig/flushdns

    

   3. Click Enter to clear the DNS cache.

    You should see the following message:

   

 

To flush DNS for a computer running Mac OS, please follow these steps:

  1. On your local machine, open a terminal window.
  2. Within the prompt, type lookupd -flushcache
  3. Click Enter to clear the DNS cache.

   

 

To flush DNS for a computer running Mac OS 10.5 Leopard, please follow these steps:

  1. On your local machine, open a terminal window.
  2. Within the prompt, type dscacheutil -flushcache.
  3. Click Enter to clear the DNS cache.

   

 

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