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I have a linksys router, and a linksys wireless and I can't get the computer that is on the wireless to access the internet. it is telling me my IP address needs renewed. I contacted cox who is my internet provider and because I don't have wireless with them, they said it was a linksys problem. HELP

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Make sure wireless functionality is turned on the router and DCHP is enabled.

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