Connectivity issues

One of the common reasons for not being able to connect to certain websites is that some may be more secure than normal, i.e. PayPal.  Let’s say PayPal has a bad DNS (Domain Name Sever) that loads on your computer from your service provider. This can be easily resolved by flushing the DNS on your computer.  Here's how it's done....

DNS Cache Flush, Clear, or Reset in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.

Frequently web connection problems can be traced to a corrupted DNS cache. Flushing this cache is an easy fix for many of these problems. Following are instructions to flush the corrupted cache in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8:

1. Click the Microsoft Vista Start logo in the bottom left corner of the screen
2. Click All Programs
3. Click Accessories
4. Right-click on Command Prompt
5. Select Run as Administrator
6. In the command window type the following and then hit enter: ipconfig /flushdns
7. You will see the following confirmation:

Windows IP Configuration Successfully flushed the DNS Resolver Cache.

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