How do I Flush my DNS Cache

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== Windows ==
 
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* Use the following command in a terminal window:
 
* Use the following command in a terminal window:
 
  dscacheutil -flushcache
 
  dscacheutil -flushcache
 
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Windows

XP And Below

  • Go to start->run.
  • Type in "cmd" without the quotes.
  • At the command prompt type
ipconfig /flushdns

Vista And Above

  • Click on start->All Programs->Accessories
  • Right click on the command prompt and pick run as administrator.
  • At the command prompt type
ipconfig /flushdns

Linux (Generic)

  • Open a root terminal or use sudo (in ubuntu or similar systems) with the following command:
/etc/rc.d/init.d/nscd restart

Mac

OSX 10.5.1 and before

  • Use the following command in a terminal window:
lookupd -flushcache

OSX Leopard

  • Use the following command in a terminal window:
dscacheutil -flushcache
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