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Belkin wireless router not assigning IPs for wireless clients

My router has been working fine for 3 years..

2 days ago, wireless clients are unable to obtain an IP address, the pool is 192.168.2.2-9 and instead is assigning 169.254.14.3, of course not valid.
RJ45 connected clients are fine, they get .2 and .3

No firmware updates have been available for a while, nothing changed, tried rebooting/reset router, play around with wep 24, mac filtering etc...same... did the router go south???

It's a Belkin Wireless Cable/DSL Gateway Router (no model number)

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Some routers start handing out DHCP wireless IP's at 192.168.2.100. Try setting the upper limit at .110. If the router is found in a site survey (view wireless networks) but cannot connect, the limitation would be why.

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