I am having trouble accessing two specific websites (message boards actually) and need some help resolving the issue.
I was told to check for a stuck domain name server, but have no clue as to how to go about doing so. I am running Windows 1998.
The two websites are
The latter I am especially interested in getting back on soon! Any help or suggestions are much appreciated.
I downloaded and ran adaware, cwshredder, spybot search and destroy and two other spyware utilities and didn't find anything specific to help me. Problem has been ongoing for a good month+ now.
When I try to go to the site it just seems to time out. I tried deleting my host files but am not sure how successful I was in doing so. Also I typed the IP address of the site specifically into my browser but again am not sure if I did that correctly or not. It didn't work anyhow.
Any more suggestions that might help?