If you are not able to connect to a particular site and its IP addresses is not resolving properly, it could be a problem with the DNS servers that you are connecting to or an incorrect DNS entry cached in the Windows DNS cache.
If you are having this problem, before you change your DNS servers, you should first you should first try to clear your DNS cache and see if that fixes your problem.
To clear, or flush, the DNS cache in Windows, you can perform the following steps:
Now that your DNS cache has been cleared, or flushed, you can attempt to connect to the site again. If the problem still persists, then you may want to contact your ISP or change your DNS servers to Google's 22.214.171.124 service of Cloudflare's 126.96.36.199 DNS service.
The Windows Command Prompt is a Windows shell that allows you to execute command by typing them in and pressing enter on the keyboard. This article will provide two methods that you can use to launch the Command Prompt in Windows.
By default Windows hides certain files from being seen with Windows Explorer or My Computer. This is done to protect these files, which are usually system files, from accidentally being modified or deleted by the user. Unfortunately viruses, spyware, and hijackers often hide there files in this way making it hard to find them and then delete them.
Whether it be because you suspect a Chrome extension is malicious, you want to create a backup of a favorite and discontinued extension, or you just want to see how the extension works, knowing how to find and view the files installed by a Chrome extension can be useful.
When making a change to the Registry, it is recommended that you first create a export of the entries that you are about to modify. This allows you to save the information to a Registry file, or .reg file, so that if a problem occurs you can import the original settings back into the Registry.
When using Windows 10, you may find that the Windows desktop has frozen and you can no longer use the Start Menu, click on programs, drag files, or switch between windows. When this happens, it may be caused by the Windows Explorer, or Explorer.exe, process having issues and can typically be fixed by restarting it.