Re: Ethernet and wireless not working (brand spanking new Inspiron N4050)
Did you setup your wireless router?
The 169.254 ip address can be from an electrical storm or a power flicker. Try the power cycle listed below.
Power off your ISP modem/router and your wireless router(if any) for 30 seconds. Then power on the ISP modem/router. Wait 15 seconds, then power on the wireless router(if any)
Restart the computer and try to connect.
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