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(Migrated from due to complete lack of answers!)

I installed a Linksys WRE54G range expander. It's working fine with my Windows 7 laptop, but not so much with my Palm Pre and my Ubuntu netbook. Both of the 2 problematic devices act the same... they see the wireless network, say they're "connecting" for a long time, then finally fail saying they can't get an IP address.

Unfortunately, I think this leaves me in "finger pointing hell" where I won't be able to get support from any vendor, because they will each point to the other as the culprit.

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closed as off topic by Chopper3, Kara Marfia Jan 21 '10 at 13:49

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The best way to draw attention to your question is to post additional detail. (closing for an odd reason - to avoid sending a dupe over to SU) – Kara Marfia Jan 21 '10 at 13:47

Can they get a connection directly from the WAP? If so, then it's a problem with the range expander. If not, then it's a problem with the WAP or the devices.

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