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How To Clear Your DNS Cache

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Your DNS cache stores locations (IP addresses) of webservers that contain pages which you have recently viewed. If the location of the web server changes before the entry in your DNS cache updates, you will be unable to access the site.
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Your DNS cache stores the locations (IP addresses) of webservers that contain pages which you have recently viewed. If the location of the web server changes before the entry in your DNS cache updates, you will be unable to access the site.
  If you encounter a large number of HTML 404 error codes, you may need to clear your DNS cache. Once you clear your DNS cache, your computer will query nameservers for the new DNS information.
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Windows® XP, 2000, or Vista®

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Windows® 8

  1. Press Win+X to open the WinX Menu.
  2. Right-click on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator.
  3. Type the following command and press Enter: ipconfig /flushdns
  4. If the command was successful, you will see the following message:
    Windows IP configuration successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache.

Windows 7

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Enter cmd in the Start menu search field.
  3. Right-click on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator.
  4. Type the following command and press Enter: ipconfig /flushdns
  5. If the command was successful, you will see the following message:
    Windows IP configuration successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache.

Windows XP, 2000, or Vista®

 
  1. Click the Start button.
  2. On the Start menu, click Run....
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  1. Type the following in the Run text box: ipconfig /flushdns
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  1. Type the following command in the Run text box: ipconfig /flushdns
 
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MacOS® 10.7

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  1. Click Applications.
  2. Click Utilities.
  3. Double-click the Terminal application.
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  1. Type the following: sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder
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  1. Type the following command:
    sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder
    ALERT! Warning: To run this command, you will need to know the computer's Admin account password.
 
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MacOS 10.5 and 10.6

 
  1. Click Applications.
  2. Click Utilities.
  3. Double-click the Terminal application.
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  1. Type the following: dscacheutil -flushcache
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  1. Type the following command: sudo dscacheutil -flushcache
 

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How To Clear Your DNS Cache

 
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Your DNS cache stores the locations (IP addresses) of pages you have recently viewed. If the location of the page changes before the entry in your DNS cache is updated, you will be unable to access the page.
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If you are encountering a high number of HTML 404 error codes, you may need to flush your DNS cache. Once you clear your DNS cache, your computer will query nameservers for the new DNS information you require.
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Your DNS cache stores locations (IP addresses) of webservers that contain pages which you have recently viewed. If the location of the web server changes before the entry in your DNS cache updates, you will be unable to access the site.
 
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The methods detailed below allow you to remove old and inaccurate DNS information that may result in 404 errors.

Windows® XP, 2000, or Vista®

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Go to Run.
    • If you do not see the Run command in Vista, search for "run" in the Search bar.
  3. In the Run text box, type: ipconfig /flushdns
  4. Press Enter or Return, and your cache will be flushed.

MacOS®

  1. Go to Applications.
  2. Go to Utilities.
  3. Open the Terminal application.
  4. Type: dscacheutil -flushcache
  5. Press Enter or Return, and your cache will be flushed.
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If you encounter a large number of HTML 404 error codes, you may need to clear your DNS cache. Once you clear your DNS cache, your computer will query nameservers for the new DNS information.

How to clear your DNS cache

The following methods allow you to remove old and inaccurate DNS information that may result in 404 errors.

Windows® XP, 2000, or Vista®

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. On the Start menu, click Run....
    • If you do not see the Run command in Vista, enter "run" in the Search bar.
  3. Type the following in the Run text box: ipconfig /flushdns

MacOS® 10.7

  1. Click Applications.
  2. Click Utilities.
  3. Double-click the Terminal application.
  4. Type the following: sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder
    • ALERT! Warning: To run this command, you will need to know the computer's Admin account password.

MacOS® 10.5 and 10.6

  1. Click Applications.
  2. Click Utilities.
  3. Double-click the Terminal application.
  4. Type the following: dscacheutil -flushcache
 

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Clearing Your DNS Cache

Your DNS cache stores the locations (IP addresses) of pages you have recently viewed. If the location of the page changes before the entry in your DNS cache is updated, you will be unable to access the page.

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Clearing Your DNS Cache

Your DNS cache stores the locations (IP addresses) of pages you have recently viewed. If the location of the page changes before the entry in your DNS cache is updated, you will be unable to access the page.

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Your DNS cache stores the locations (IP addresses) of pages you have recently viewed. If the location of the page changes before the entry in your DNS cache is updated, you will be unable to access the page.

If you are encountering a high number of HTML 404 error codes, you may need to flush your DNS cache. Once you clear your DNS cache, your computer will query nameservers for the new DNS information you require.

For more information about the HTML 404 error code, please visit the HTML 404 wikipedia article.

The methods detailed below allow you to remove old and inaccurate DNS information that may result in 404 errors.

 

Windows® XP, 2000, or Vista®

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Go to Run.

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Clearing Your DNS Cache

 

Windows® XP, 2000, or Vista®

  1. Open the Start menu.

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When you visit a website in your browser, your computer will store information about that site so that you do not have to look it up again. Unfortunately, sometimes that information may change and your computer may not have the latest information about the site.

You can use the instructions below to clear your cache, ensuring you have the latest information about all the websites you visit.

 

Windows® XP, 2000, or Vista®

  1. Open the Start menu.

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Clearing Your DNS Cache

When you visit a website in your browser, your computer will store information about that site so that you do not have to look it up again. Unfortunately, sometimes that information may change and your computer may not have the latest information about the site.

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Clearing Your DNS Cache

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META FILEATTACHMENT attachment="firefox.exe" attr="h" comment="" date="1272737888" name="firefox.exe" path="firefox.exe" size="908248" stream="firefox.exe" tmpFilename="/var/tmp/CGItemp4328" user="DanilPopov" version="1"

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Clearing Your DNS Cache

When you visit a website in your browser, your computer will store information about that site so that you do not have to look it up again. Unfortunately, sometimes that information may change and your computer may not have the latest information about the site.

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Clearing Your DNS Cache

When you visit a website in your browser, your computer will store information about that site so that you do not have to look it up again. Unfortunately, sometimes that information may change and your computer may not have the latest information about the site.

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Clearing Your DNS Cache

When you visit a website in your browser, your computer will store information about that site so that you do not have to look it up again. Unfortunately, sometimes that information may change and your computer may not have the latest information about the site.

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Clearing Your DNS Cache

When you visit a website in your browser, your computer will store information about that site so that you do not have to look it up again. Unfortunately, sometimes that information may change and your computer may not have the latest information about the site.

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Clearing Your DNS Cache

When you visit a website in your browser, your computer will store information about that site so that you do not have to look it up again. Unfortunately, sometimes that information may change and your computer may not have the latest information about the site.

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META FILEATTACHMENT attachment="firefox.exe" attr="h" comment="" date="1272737888" name="firefox.exe" path="firefox.exe" size="908248" stream="firefox.exe" tmpFilename="/var/tmp/CGItemp4328" user="DanilPopov" version="1"

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Clearing Your DNS Cache

When you visit a website in your browser, your computer will store information about that site so that you do not have to look it up again. Unfortunately, sometimes that information may change and your computer may not have the latest information about the site.

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  1. Open the Terminal application.
  2. Type: dscacheutil -flushcache
  3. Press Enter or Return, and your cache will be flushed.
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Clearing Your DNS Cache

When you visit a website in your browser, your computer will store information about that site so that you do not have to look it up again. Unfortunately, sometimes that information may change and your computer may not have the latest information about the site.

You can use the instructions below to clear your cache, ensuring you have the latest information about all the websites you visit.

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Windows® XP, 2000, or Vista®

 
  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Go to Run.
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  1. Type: ipconfig /flushdns
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  1. Press Enter or Return, and your cache will be flushed.

MacOS®

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Clearing Your DNS Cache

When you visit a website in your browser, your computer will store information about that site so that you do not have to look it up again. Unfortunately, sometimes that information may change and your computer may not have the latest information about the site.

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Clearing Your DNS Cache

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Clearing Your Browser's Cache

When you visit a website in your browser, your computer will store information about that site so that you do not have to look it up again. Unfortunately, sometimes that information may change and your computer may not have the latest information about the site.

You can use the instructions below to clear your cache, ensuring you have the latest information about all the websites you visit.

Windows® XP or 2000

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Go to Run.
  3. Type: ipconfig /flushdns
  4. Press Enter or Return, and your cache will be flushed.

MacOS®

  1. Go to Applications.
  2. Go to Utilities.
  3. Open the Terminal application.
  4. Type: dscacheutil -flushcache
  5. Press Enter or Return, and your cache will be flushed.