How To Clear/Flush DNS Cache On Your MAC/PC Computers

Back to our computer series which has been abandoned for quite some time on this blog now. I would be teaching you how to can easily flush or rather clear uo the cache memory of any computer, not withstanding the Operating System you are running.

At the end of this post, you will be able to clear/flush up cache on both PC (Microsoft Windows Personal Computers) and also on MAC OS.

Let’s get to know what Cache is :
“A Cache is a collection of items of the same type stored in a hidden or inaccessible place.”

As many of us know that when you visit most websites for the very first time ever since, it stores the website’s DNS information in cache. Then, the next time the computer visits that same website, it looks in the cache to see if the website’s information is present to use.

According to the main editors, the problems is caused, only if the website’s DNS information has changed since the computer’s last visit. So after finding the problem, we have to find the solution to keep our user roaming freely on-line,and the everlasting solution to this is flushing the cache.

Because, it removes all the information stored in cache, forcing the computer to find the new DNS information for the website. 

How to Clear Up DNS for a Computer Running Windows

Please do this to flaush your computer DNS.

Step 1: On your local machine, click Start and select Run.
Step 2. Type command and click Ok.
Step 3. {then within the prompt, type ipconfig /flushdns}

After which this message would appear.

How To flush DNS for a Computer Running Mac OS 

It is simple, only if you do the following:
Step 1: On your local machine, open a terminal window.
Step 2. Now within the prompt, type lookupd -flushcache.

H*ll Yeah! You have successfully cleared up your DNS Cache. Incase you also need a Video, here is a useful piece I found on youtube and though it might be of help.