2 Methods to Clear DNS Cache on Windows

2 Methods to Clear DNS Cache on Windows

DNS server translates domain names to specific IP addresses. DNS cache is a temporary storage for storing domain to IP mapping information for recently visited websites. It allows to access visited websites more quickly. IP addresses of websites can change. Recommendation is to clear DNS cache from time to time. This tutorial shows how to clear DNS cache on Windows.

Method 1 - CMD

To clear DNS cache, open the Command Prompt (CMD) and execute ipconfig command with /flushdns argument.

ipconfig /flushdns

Method 2 - PowerShell

DNS cache also can be cleared by using PowerShell with command:


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