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871w help a newb

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got a 871w on my desk.  purchased with an isp i no longer use who did the managment/config on the device.  now i want to learn it.  I reset the machine (i think) using the reset button within 5 sec. of boot.  I found the sdm disk and ran it tried the first time install option, plugged my laptop into fe0 and get no link light,  if i reboot i get link light for a minute while my laptop (tried both 7 and xp) attampts to get a ip address then after about a minute both the link light on the router turn off and the laptops network connection say cable unplugged.

any advise on how to get past this first hurdle?
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