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How to flush your DNS Cache in Windows 8

Description: This article will show you how to flush your DNS Cache in Windows 8.

  1. Press the Windows key on your keyboard and the letter X, then choose the option for command prompt (admin).
    Windows 8 Quick Start Menu, Command Prompt (Admin)
  2. Once command prompt admin is open, enter in the following command: ipconfig /flushdns .
    Command Line Input Screen
  3. When the procedure is complete you will receive the following confirmation:
    Command Line Results
    Congratulations, you have successfully flushed the DNS Cache in Windows 8.