Connecting a DS to the Internet in 2022?

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So I have a DSi and DS Lite and I would like to connect them to the internet but I don't have access to the router to change the security setting to support a lower security type. What are some good ways to get these devices connected?
 

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So I have a DSi and DS Lite and I would like to connect them to the internet but I don't have access to the router to change the security setting to support a lower security type. What are some good ways to get these devices connected?
Doesn't the ds support up to wep? You can change the router with opera browser. I tested the ds online last year, and I was unable to load even a basic web page. LOL. You can setup a Hotspot with your phone. Wep is so old that you'll probably have to use no security.
 

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If you want to connect your games to the internet on the DS, you need to setup a hotspot on your phone with no password as most games dont support the newer security protocols.
 

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DSI supports more than just WEP. :ninja:

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I mean easiest is android phone with data. You can just set it to open.

Other options:

1. Original wifimax usb (I really should find mine, wonder if it works past win 7)
2. Get a cheap router and use wireless mac filtering
3. Maybe some linux that will allow mobile hotspot with open/wep
 

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I believe that it uses the old Win 7 Internet Connection Sharing feature, so yeah it might need a Win 7 desktop computer. A virtual machine with USB support might work though.
 

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I believe that it uses the old Win 7 Internet Connection Sharing feature, so yeah it might need a Win 7 desktop computer. A virtual machine with USB support might work though.
It doesn't use that, it's only intended to support 32-bit XP and Vista, though I believe it's possible to get 32-bit Windows 7 working if you mess with some DLLs manually or something like that.

I think a 32-bit Windows XP/Vista (or maybe 7) VM will work, however there's honestly not any point as if you can do that you can do a Linux VM and with Linux you can just use any USB Wi-Fi adapter.
 
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the Nintendo device isnt a simple wifi adapter... its actua;lly an access point that leverages the PC's internet connection. it's not a great device and obviously has some technical limitations.

Nintendo even implemented a proprietary authentication that this device uses.
 
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