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Limited connectivity within Wireless Network

I have several computers and a games amachine connecting to my Orange Livebox. In trying to add another Windows XP SP2 machine with Linksys 54G PCI card to the network I get a limited connectivity message. The signal strength is good, but when I examine the settings for the connection I see a private IP address of 169.xx.. and a DHCP setting of 255.255.255.255 which is diagnosed as an illegal DHCP address with Net diagnostics through Windows Help. I also get a statement that the IP address is set to automatic private address, but I can't find out how to change, or what is causing the mismatch.

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Reinstall ur lan drivers then contact ur service provider

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