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Wireless cannot find DHCP server

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I know this problem has cropped up several times but I've tried the advice from everybody else.

Laptop has linksys wpc54g adaptor, router is linksys WAG54GS.
Wireless security is disabled at both ends. Laptop linksys monitor shows 100% signal strength & quality, and can see the SSID, channel, etc.

But it cannot get an IP from the routers DHCP, and instead has created one: with subnet mask of I gather this gets created by the OS when a DHCP cannot be found.

I also have a PC hard wired into the router which works fine and get an IP from the DHCP server.

I should add that when looking at the wireless status on the router, the Wireless Clients Connected table identifies the MAC address of the laptop but shows a blank IP & subnet.

So now I don't know where to turn?

Edited by rob.jarvis, 11 January 2007 - 03:36 PM.

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Hi Rob,

I'll assume that the wired connection is the same and say reset the router.

Unplug the router and hold the reset button on the back for thirty seconds. If it configures automajicly then you should be up and going when it finishes reseting. You'll need to re-establish the wireless security.

Edited by silverbeard, 11 January 2007 - 05:45 PM.

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