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Error message when you run the ipconfig /flushdns command on a Windows XP-based computer: "Could not flush the DNS Resolver Cache: Function failed during execution."
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When you run the ipconfig /flushdns command to clear the Domain Name System (DNS) cache on a Microsoft Windows XP-based computer, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
When you try to repair the network connection, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
Could not flush the DNS Resolver Cache: Function failed during execution.
Windows could not finish repairing the problem because the following action could not be completed:
Clearing the DNS Cache
For assistance, contact the person who manages your network.
This problem occurs if the DNS Client service is not running on the computer.
To resolve this problem, follow these steps: