How to use Netgear WG602 v3 in AP Client mode

In order to access the Netgear WG602 v3 Wireless Access Point, your computer must be set to a specific static IP address.

It is:

IP Address:

Subnet mask:

Default gateway:


For Windows XP and other OSes which require a DNS address when you set a static IP, you can use OpenDNS:

Preferred DNS server:

Alternate DNS server:


Then, in your browser connect to the IP address:

This is the address of your WAP, but it is only accessible when your computer itself has the static IP address of This was done for "security", but this is the only WAP that I am aware of that does this.

Default login information is:

Username: admin

Password: password


You can now set the WAP in WAP client mode. Then, go to wireless settings, do a Site Survey to find a signal you can connect to, and select that signal.


Once you are done configuring your WAP, you must change your IP settings back to proper ones in order for you to be able to access the Internet.

Set your IP settings to either AUTO, or set a static IP:


IP Address: last digit can be any number. Notice the 0 to 1 change!

Subnet mask:

Default gateway: notice the change from previous setting!

You cannot leave the default gateway to be the configuration-only IP address of!


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