After you change the DNS setting on your PC, you may need to flush DNS to let your new DNS take effect. Most of the time. You don’t need to flush dns cache.
Category: Flushing DNS Cache
How to flush my DNS cache?
Some browsers and devices store website location data in your system for quicker access with the DNS Cache. DNS Cache needs to be flushed to remove stored website location details. A DNS cache (or a DNS resolver cache) is a temporary IP directory database which is kept by the operating system of your computer or other […]
How to flush dns cache on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
1. Close any browser you have. 2. Open the Command Prompt Windows XP: Click on the Start Menu and click Run. Type in cmd and hit enter. Windows Vista/7: Type cmd in the search bar, right click on cmd and pick “Run as administrator” Windows 8 & 10: Press Win key (windows logo key) and […]
How to flush dns cache on Mac OSX
1. Open the terminal by Navigate to Applications -> Utilities -> Terminal 2. Type command below and hit enter Mac OSX 10.7 & 10.8 (Lions) : sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder Mac OSX 10.5 & 10.6 (Leopards) : dscacheutil -flushcache Mac OSX 10.4 (Tiger) : lookupd -flushcache
How to flush dns cache on Linux
Linux has different commands. Try one of these below on your terminal: sudo/etc/init.d/nscd restart sudo/etc/init.d/networking restart sudo/etc/init.d/DNS-clean start sudo service nscd restart