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DNS Flushing

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    [Apr 14, 2013]
    If you are having problems try this:

    How to clear your DNS cache


    The following methods allow you to remove old and inaccurate DNS information that are causing 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

    Here's a video for windows 7




    MacOS® 10.7



    1. Click Applications.
    2. Click Utilities.
    3. Double-click the Terminal application.
    4. Type the following: sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder
      • [​IMG] 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

    Here's a video for the macs





    Please let me know if you are still having problems

    Many thanks

    Adam
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2014
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