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Wap54g setup and troubleshooting

How do i know if the access point is shot or needs firmware or is in warranty or ?

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  • SharpElk May 11, 2010

    What are the symptoms?
    Any lights/power ?
    Not connecting to internet ?
    Have you accessed the configuration to check the status?




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Try going to 192.168.1.1 if you can get there its most likely the way it is configed.
also try the reset with a pen
linksys is one of the best for support
also try pinging localhost for your adapter

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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you said that you that you reset the WAP54G , the default IP address address of WAP is 192.168.1.245.
The IP address that you tried ( 192.168.1.1 ) must be the IP addres of the sonic firewall which might be acting as a DHCP server.
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The IP Address of WAP54G is 192.168.1.245

Connect a computer to the Access point.

Assign a static IP Address to the computer, like : 192.168.1.10 , the subnet mask should be 255.255.255.0

Open the setup page of the Access point, by typing 192.168.1.245 in Internet Explorer / Firefox. Configure the wireless settings, Change the IP Address to the range that of the Actiontek router.

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