How to Edit Your Hosts File on Windows to Preview Your Website Before DNS Changes

If you ever set up a new domain hosting or migrate a domain to a new server, you will want to check to make sure that the changes are good before changing the DNS to the new server.

We often get asked this question a lot as in many cases, clients change the DNS before checking to see if there site actually works. This can lead to frustration, downtime and lost revenue and customers.

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Flush DNS Windows 10

Flushing the DNS cache on Windows 10 is a very easy process and may be needed to connect to web sites that have changed servers. Due to system security permissions, you must ensure that you run the command prompt as an administrator user. Here is how: Ensure that you’re on the Windows 10 desktop. Right … Read more

Windows Admin Prompt Greyed Out or Missing

If the Admin prompt has a greyed out or missing Yes button but no password entry box, use the Built-In Admin account in Safe mode to create two new Admin accounts. Mine was missing so I did this: Boot into Safe mode by following this procedure. There is also an illustrated and well-explained procedure … Read more