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Flushing DNS
Last Updated: Aug 28, 2012 04:36PM PDT

Often times after a DNS issue you will need to do what's called flushing your DNS.  What happens is that Windows will cache, or hold onto, a DNS when you visit a site.  If you visit a site with a bad DNS often times you will have that bad DNS stuck in your computer.  To fix this simply perform the following steps:

 

Close out your web browser

 

Click on your start button

 

Click run

 

Type cmd - this will bring up a black box and a cursor

 

Type ipconfig /flushdns then wait for it to finish

 

Close the box and reopen your browser

 
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