Windows 7: DNS Flush

Flushing the DNS is useful in the removal of bad caches since the flush completely removes all the information stored within the cache. 

To Flush the DNS Cache:

1. Press Start, type 'cmd' in the Start menu's search bar, and press Enter.

the cmd program as a search result.


2. Type 'ipconfig /flushdns' in the Command Prompt, and press Enter.

the command prompt window with I P config slash flush dns typed in.


3. The user has now flushed the DNS Cache and will receive a message that they have successfully done so.

4. Type 'exit' into Command Prompt or select the red X at the top right corner of the window to exit the Command Prompt.

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10/16/2023 10:30:15 AM