How to Flush your DNS Cache

Windows® XP, 2000, or Vista®

  1. Open the Start menu.

  2. Go to Run.

    * If you do not see the Run command in Vista, search for "run" in the Search bar.

  3. In the Run text box, type: ipconfig /flushdns

  4. Press Enter or Return, and your cache will be flushed.


  1. Go to Applications.

  2. Go to Utilities.

  3. Open the Terminal application.

  4. Type: dscacheutil -flushcache

  5. Press Enter or Return, and your cache will be flushed.

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