How to flush the DNS Resolver Cache

  Newuser1314 16:50 19 Aug 2005
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From the Command Prompt, I am trying to flush the DNS Resolver Cache, but all I get is a message "Function failed during execution" I am using Windows XP Pro. An inability to flush the cache seems to have arisen following my installing a Netgear wireless router, and a DLinl ADSL router. Another computer on my network has not problems with its DNS cache.

The Microsoft Knowledge Base does not seem to have any relevant answers.

Help, please, someone!

  Joe R 16:56 19 Aug 2005
  Newuser1314 18:26 19 Aug 2005

I am afraid that Joe's response does not address the problem! As I wrote initially, the Ipconfig commands do not clear the cache. How can I do this?

  Joe R 18:49 19 Aug 2005

Newuser1314,

you could try the following site for help.

Two that might, are 275, and 325.

click here

  bertiecharlie 19:07 19 Aug 2005

It's probably too obvious so sorry if it is, but go to Start, Run, and type in services.msc to make sure the DNS Client service is running.

  Newuser1314 09:37 21 Aug 2005

Bertie Charlie

Many thanks - it may have been obvious to you - but it was new territory for me! I am not yet out of the woods with my network, but at least I am one step nearer the daylight.

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