Trouble Connecting Airport Express to Linksys Router

I am running a Windows XP SP2 Dell that is connected via Ethernet to a Linksys router. That router goes to a DSL modem and a Linksys WAP. I connected the AX via Ethernet to the router and then plugged it in. Initially got the green light and the router actually appeared to recognize it for a few seconds. I then tried setting up the AX using the Airport Setup Wizard, but it never saw the connection. Now the AX is flashing Amber.
I've taken the firewall off and I can't see anything with the router software either. Any clues on how or what I need to do? Thanks.  
  Windows XP  

Are you using WEP? If so, you may have an issue with the WEP key format. Take a look at this article, it helped me:
http://tinyurl.com/s58m
This is especially important if the firmware you have installed on the AirPort Express is old. I believe the latest version of the firmware fixes this issue.
Bottom line, if you're using WEP and you have a hex-formatted key on your network, then (with older firmware) you may need to precede the WEP key with a "$" to tell the AirPort Express you're giving it a hex string and not an ASCII string.
Good luck,
-- Geoff

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