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I'm having trouble getting my adapter to aquie a valid ip address. Any suggestions?

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  • Franklin Ramsey May 11, 2010

    It would help if you gave more information such as the model of the adapter, what operating system you are using, and if you are getting any error messages.

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Reset your modem and reset your router...Wait a few minutes and try again. I

f you need to hold the reset button on the router in for 10 seconds to default the router to factory... then reset the modem again. wait a few mins and try again.

If your still having the same problem let me know here and we will resolve it.

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