How to clear the local DNS cache in Windows?

You can flush your local DNS cache in Windows by following these easy steps:

Windows 7:

  • Open Start menu
  • Click Run
  • Type cmd and press enter
  • In the Command Prompt type ipconfig /flushdns and press Enter

Windows 8, 10:

  • On your keyboard, press Win+X to open the WinX Menu
  • Right-click Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  • Run this command ipconfig /flushdns and press Enter

It is advisable to clear up your browser's cache as well.