This video demonstrates how to clear various Windows 10 caches.
- [Instructor] Continuing now on my review…with how to clear out the various Windows caches…to free up system memory,…we now get to the DNS cache.…When you visit a website, your computer is…essentially requesting web data…from another computer on the internet.…To find the correct computer,…it uses something called the Domain Name System,…which is a network of computers…that route internal traffic between them.…Whenever Windows learns of a certain route…from your computer to another computer on the internet,…it temporarily remembers that route…in something called the DNS cache.…
However, when the DNS route changes,…your cached copy of the route becomes outdated…and this can cause problems…like not being able to load a website.…Clearing outdated DNS data in the cache…is absolutely harmless and will prevent these problems…and it'll also free up space on your system.…It's also very simple, so let me demonstrate it here.…To clear your DNS cache, go to the Command Prompt,…and at the Prompt, type the following.…Ipconfig /flushdns.…
This course is also part of a series designed to help you prepare for the Microsoft exam 70-697: Configuring Windows Devices.
- Enabling disk write caching
- Creating spanned and striped volumes
- Configuring Storage Spaces
- Configuring OneDrive
- Enabling USB drives
- Clearing caches
- Fixing drives
- Troubleshooting OneDrive
- Encrypting files with EFS
- Encrypting volumes and drives with BitLocker
- Configuring share permissions
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Configure Storage
2. Troubleshoot Storage Issues
3. Configure Encryption
4. Configure Share Permissions
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