The procedures below shows how to clear the local DNS cache on your computer. A DNS cache is just a memory of recent DNS lookups that your computer can quickly refer to when it's trying to figure out how to load a website. Clearing out the DNS cache is used to help fix internet connectivity issues.
- Open Control Panel by typing “control panel” in the windows 10 search area on the taskbar
- Click once on “Network and Internet”
- Click once on “Network and Sharing Center”
- Click “Change adapter settings” from the left panel
- Right click on Wifi connection and choose properties
- You may have to login with an Administrator password if this is setup
- Scroll through the list and double-click on “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)”
- Make sure the following options are selected “Obtain an IP address automatically” and “Obtain DNS server address automatically”
- Click OK twice.
- Close Network Connections.