From: "Lynn Grant" <lgrant at adamscon dot com>
> Periodically, Windows stops finding websites. Web requests time out and
> give me a "server not found message". It doesn't matter if I am using
> IE6, IE7, Firefox, or Opera. I thought it might be a DNS problem, but
> if I use NSLOOKUP on Windows, it seems to find anything I ask for just
> fine. I can ping the router, and I can access files on the Samba server
> on the Linux box, so I have connectivity within the network.
The Windows DNS cache is garbage. To make sure it is not a hung DNS cache,
bring up a cli and type (net stop "dns client") followed by (net start "dns
client") and see if you are still hung. Bet you a nickel it is Windows.