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netgear access point connecting to cable modem directly

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I have a netgear wireless access point, that I need to connect directly to a cable modem.  I have set the ssid and the security settings complete, but I am not sure what to do about the IP information.  I tried setting the wireless access point to DHCP, so that it can get an IP assigned to it from the cable modem.  When I try to connect to the internet signal with a laptop through the access point's signal, it says I am connected to the access point, but I cannot browse the internet.  Are there any settings I should be looking for on the netgear access point.  It is plugged directly into the cable modem, which is working.  I have reset both devices already several times.  Thank you for your help.  I am using DELL laptops that have windows xp or 7 loaded.
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