To clear the DNS cache on your computer, you need to flush the DNS caching. Instructions 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 -> type cmd
- In command prompt, type: ipconfig /flushdns
To flush the DNS cache in Linux, restart the nscd daemon:
Type /etc/rc.d/init.d/nscd restart in your terminal.