DNS (Domain Name System): this is an internet service that translates domain names into IP addresses. Since the internet is based on IP addresses, not domain names, every website requires a DNS server to translate domain names into IP addresses.
How to flush your DNS cache
Over time, your computer records about IP addresses can become outdated or corrupted. You may still access all the content in the net, but it may take longer.
If you want to start over, you can follow these steps:
- Click Start or press the Windows-Button on your keyboard.
- Enter cmd in the Start menu search text box.
- Right-click Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator.
- Run the following command:
If the command succeeds, the system returns the following message:
Windows IP configuration successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache.