This procedure is for Microsoft Windows. For the Apple Mac OSX version of this procedure, click here.

This procedure for flushing the DNS Cache has been tested and works on Windows XP and Windows 7.

  1. Open Command Prompt.
    • Windows XP: Click Start –> Run –> Type: cmd and press the ENTER key.
    • Windows 7: Click the start orb button –> All Programs –> Accessories –> Right mouse click on Command Prompt and select Run as administrator.
  2. Enter: ipconfig /flushdns

All done!

You can now close the Command Prompt window and your cache is now clear.