How To Flush DNS On Windows 10

This post is about DNS flushing in Microsoft Windows 10 operating system.

  • DNS flush or Ipconfig /flushdns command is not new for IT pro.
  • But still lots of friends sometimes forget it during troubleshooting website opening issue.
  • So this post is like reminder for How To Flush DNS on Windows 10.

When We Use DNS Flushing ? or Why We need to do DNS Flush ?

The most common reason for DNS Flush is website not resolving correctly and it may be an issue with your DNS cache holding an incorrect address.  

To flush the DNS cache in Windows 10 please follow these steps:

  • Right Click on the Start Icon
  • Click on Command Prompt
Flush DNS Command In Windows 10 OS
  • The Windows Command Prompt Window will appear.  Type in:
    ipconfig /flushdns
    and press ENTER
  • You should receive the following message:
    Windows IP Configuration
    Successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache

You can also write same command in Run Window. For That use Windows Key + R . Now type directly ipconfig /flushdns command and DNS Resolver Cache will Successfully flushed.

Windows 10 Flush DNS Command

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