How do I Flush my DNS Cache

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


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" no quotes.


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


Mac OSX 10.5.1 and before:
  • Use the following command in a terminal window:
lookupd -flushcache


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