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Netgear WG602 v4.0
Netgear WG602 v4.0a






Netgear WG602 v4.0






Not Supported



NOTE: During configuration or flashing a device, the only that should be hooked to the device is the computer and power.


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Serial Num. = ?
CPU Type = Broadcom 5BCM354
MIPS Rev = ?
CPU Speed = 240MHz
Bus = ?
Flash Type = ?
Flash Chip = ?
Flash Size = 2MB
Max Firmware Size = ?
RAM Size = 8MB
RAM Chip = ?
nvram Size = ?
Switch = ?
Port-based vlan = ?
802.1q vlan = ?
Ethernet Port Count = 1-WAN/LAN
Wired Standard = IEEE 802.3?
boot_wait = ?
bootloader = ?
Flash Card Socket/Type = ?
SD/MMC Mod Support = ?
MiniPCI slots = ?
PoE = ?
Power = 7.5V/1A
Color of LEDs = ?
Size = ?
USB = ?
Serial Port = Yes
JTAG Port = ?
Supported by TJTAG/Version = ?
Supported by dd-wrt as of = v.24 rc7 micro - build 9355 (29.03.08)
dd-wrt K2.4 Support = Yes
dd-wrt K2.6 Support = No
Special Features = initial flash: use Tftp flash

Radio (wl0)

Wireless Radio = Broadcom
Antenna Connector Type = ?
Wireless Standard = IEEE 802.11b/g
WiFi Operating Frequency = ?
 802.11g = 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54Mbps
 802.11b = 1, 2, 5.5, 11Mbps
Radio cor_rev = ?
Radio Capabilities = ?

Links of InterestEdit

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Someone who has this router should write a proper wiki entry on how to upgrade, but until that is done, here is a link to some basic information

dd-wrt Firmware Replacement on Netgear WG602v3 Wireless Access Point
Augur 11:34, 30 August 2010 (CEST)

Read This FirstEdit

READ the Peacock Thread first. use the wiki and forums to do research before even contemplating installing dd-wrt
check the WG602v3 works before flashing
check your WG602v3 matches the details in the [Supported Devices page]


the WG602v3 only has 2mb flash memory so can only support the micro builds
BrainSlayer builds (13525) dd-wrt.v24_micro_generic.bin
using [tftp2.exe]

Preparing The WG602v3Edit

  1. connect the WG602v3 to a computer using a network cable
  2. set static ip of computer to
    • there should be no means of access to any other router or dhcp server or the WG602v3 will not set its default ip address.
  3. perform a [30-30-30 Hard Reset]
  4. in browser go to L:admin P:password and check it is the default netgear setup

Installing dd-wrtEdit

  1. on the computer disable firewall and antivirus
  2. run tftp2.exe
    • configure as follows
    • Server to
    • password leave blank
    • pick the firmware
    • set rety to 50
  3. open a command prompt and type in ping -t
  4. unplug power lead from router
  5. replug power lead into router
  6. the instant you get a ping response from the router click Upgrade
    • if it doesn't work try unplugging again (timing matters)
    • stop pinging the router (ctrl-c)

  • (very important) wait 5-7 minutes after you get the success message before doing anything. recomend you walk away and get a drink

After Install. Initial Preparation Before UseEdit

  1. reconfigure the static ip of the computer to
  2. in browser go to
    • if you get the dd-wrt web gui password change page perform a power cycle on the router
  3. when the web gui comes up again perform a 30-30-30 hard reset
  4. wait for gui to come up again
    • change default username and password
    • close browser
  5. open browser and load the gui again. you should now have the status screen
    • login and configure
  6. remember to re-enable firewall, antivirus, and dhcp on the computer


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JTAG/Serial InfoEdit


JTAG PinoutsEdit
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JTAG RecoveryEdit
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Serial PinoutsEdit
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Hyper terminal Setup in Windows XPEdit
In Windows XP, Click Start Button - All Programs - Accessories - 
   Communication - HyperTerminal
Enter a name for the connection, Click ok
Choose com port you adapter is plugged into, Click ok
 Bits per second = 115200
 Data Bits = 8
 Parity = none
 Stop bits = 1
 Flow control = none
Click ok
Click File - Save As, and select a place to save it to so you 
             don't have to enter the settings again.
Putty Setup in Windows XPEdit
After installing putty, run it
 Serial line = The COM port your using for serial (ie. COM3)
 Speed = 115200
Click on Serial under Connection
 Serial line to connect to = same as above (Serial line)
 Speed (baud) = 115200
 Data bits = 8
 Stop bits = 1
 Parity = None
 Flow control = None
Click Session
 Enter a name for your connection under saved sessions
Click Save
Click Open
Serial RecoveryEdit
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USB InfoEdit

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vlan InfoEdit

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