Flush DNS of your computer

In Windows 7 & 8

  • Press Windows key + R. (It will open the Run dialogue.)
  • Type “cmd” and press Enter.(It will open a command prompt.)
  • Type “ipconfig /flushdns” and press Enter.
  • Type “ipconfig /registerdns” and press Enter.
  • Type “ipconfig /release” and press Enter.
  • Type “ipconfig /renew” and press Enter.
  • Type “netsh winsock reset” and press Enter.
  • Restart the computer.

In Windows XP and Vista

  • Goto Start > All Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt.
  • Type the command prompt: ipconfig /flushdns
  • If the command was successful, you will see the message, “DNS Resolver Cache Successfully Flushed.”

Note : Run cmd in Administrator Privilage, else you will get a message says “Action Requires Elevation”

In MAC OS X

  • In the searchlight in the upper right-hand corner, type Terminal and press Enter.
  • In the Terminal window, type: dscacheutil -flushcache
  • Press Enter again and the DNS cache should be flushed.

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