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My wireless is not giving me a new ip address

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  • evergreen501 Sep 18, 2008

    Thank you Nerdy_geek you were very helpfull...

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You should try checking the wireless security & channel.

make sure if your network requires a security you should check that your typing the right one cause this is case sensitive.

make sure also to check the wireless signal of your router or Access point be sure to set that on channel 11.

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