Clearing your DNS Cache

If we've moved your site, or altered your DNS in any way you may find that you can't see that change straight away. ISP's tend to cache for a little while but the most common culprit for these type of problems is your own computer!

If we ask you to clear the cache, please follow the following instructions:

Windows® XP, 2000, or Vista®

  • Open the Start menu.
  • Go to Run.
  • If you do not see the Run command in Vista, search for "run" in the Search bar.
  • In the Run text box, type: ipconfig /flushdns
  • Press Enter or Return, and your cache will be flushed.


  • Go to Applications.
  • Go to Utilities.
  • Open the Terminal application.
  • Type: dscacheutil -flushcache
  • Press Enter or Return, and your cache will be flushed.


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