Question about NetGear WG602 802.11g/b Wireless Access Point

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I cant get to the gatway interface

I have used Netgear WG602v3 for a long time with only minor issue (wasnt able to set WEP)

Yesterday I disconnected it for a minute and now I am not able to see it at all or connect to it.

I have a router that I connect the Netgear to but it does not show on the list of devices of the routers interface.

The wireless is not working but the ethernet symbol on the netgear is switching from orange to green. The wireless symbol light is off.

I am trying to get to the NetGear gateway interface but it seems the router doesnt think it is connected.

I hesitate to conclude that the NetGear AP is bad since it was ok until I disconnected it yesterday.

Any ideas?

Many thanks

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It seems to be a hardware failure with the unit. Reset the AP using step below:

At the back of the router you will find a small tiny hole (which has a small button inside it). Press the button with the help of a paper clip. and hold it down for 30 seconds. After 30 seconds, please release the button and power off the device for 5 seconds.

Check if you are able to access its configuration page using the steps below:

1. Connect the computer to the access point.
2. Click start button (extreme bottom left corner of the screen) on the computer.
3. Click Control Panel from the list.
4. Click on Network Connections.
5. Right click on 'Local Area connection' icon and click on properties.
6. Select Internet protocol TCP/IP from the list of components and click on properties.
7. Select use the following ip address.
8. Assign ip address as: 192.168.0.90 ; subnet mask as: 255.255.255.0 and Default Gateway as: 192.168.0.227
9. Press 'OK' and 'close' the properties window.
Login to the access point page using the following steps:
1. Open a browser (Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox).
2. Access the router (usually http://192.168.0.227).
3. Login to the AP(User Name = admin and Password = password).

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