Trouble setting up WRE54G range expander

I'm trying to set up a WRE54G range expander.  Its power is on, and it is connected to a new Cisco E3200 dual band router via Cat5.  When I try to access the WRE54G via 192.168.1.240, the web page hangs and then times out.  I never had this problem when I used the extender with my old Linksys router; I was able to set it up without a problem.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks.
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So you’re still not able to access the setup page of the range extender even if you are directly connected to the computer and you’ve already setup a static IP address on the computer itself? Try resetting the range extender by pushing and hold down the reset button using a pin or a paper clip for 30 seconds then power it off for another 30 seconds. Once the power light goes solid, try re-accessing the setup page of the range extender and configure the settings with the same wireless settings of the router.
Please take note that your router is a wireless N router so using the WRE54G to extend your network may not work for you. It’s better that your extender is running the same technology as your router. You may check this link for information on which device to use to extend your network: Different devices you can use to extend your network.

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