The easiest way to clear your DNS cache is to shut down your internet router/modem and any open browser windows for 5 minutes and restart them.
Another advanced way to flush the DNS, in accordance with your operating system, are given below:
To flush the DNS cache in Microsoft Windows (Win XP, Win ME, Win 2000):
Start -> Run -> cmd
- In command prompt, type:
To flush the DNS cache in Linux, restart the nscd daemon, in terminal, run:
To flush the DNS resolver cache in Mac OSX Leopard, you can use the command dscacheutil -flushcache in Terminal:
To flush the DNS resolver cache in Mac OSX versions 10.5.1 and before, the command lookupd -flushcache will perform the same task: