My hit counter stays at 1, no matter what I do.
I've reset the value to a different number, deleted it and re-applied it several times, and nothing changes. The index.htm.cnt in the
Private folder shows the correct number, so I don't know what could be wrong.
Log into your server and recalculate your hyperlinks. This should fix the problem. If it doesn't, then you may need to reinstall your extenstions in the control panel. Recalculating your hyperlinks usually fixes this issue.