Help - Need WEP/Open router for DS Lite

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  1. colt05
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    Hey guys;
    Is there a router/hotspot program for PC that will create a hotspot? I cannot use Ad-Hoc on my DS Lite. If there is none then that is OK.
    Thanks,
    colt05
     
  2. SickPuppy

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    I use a usb wifi dongle for that. Hopefully it's signal strength don't get too far out of my house.
     
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    Cool. Is there any software that might emulate this?
     
  4. SickPuppy

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    If your computer has built in wifi then maybe you might find something, I don't know of anything like that.
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    connectify

    search and use it
    the problem is that is shareware..

    also, if you got windows 8, there is an option you can choose to easily make a hotstpot...
     
  7. lolz5521

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    Connectify is on of the program you might want to check t out. But it discconnect every 30 minutes, So yeah it's a kind of chore. There's another way without using software but more technical and involving command prompt.
     
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    I tried connectify; no wep or open.
     
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    hint hint, get a special free version from that special website...

    or as i told. if you use windows 8 there is a built in feature...

    you can also try the street pass relay tutorials, i used them to make a wifi relay that worked with the ds..
     
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    I have done some googling and it's really hard now to find a WEP encrypted sharing sortware. Maybe the only solution is to buy a usb stick.
     
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    ?

    Oh, ok.
     
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    use a damn cracked version of connectify, the free version is limited, and the full price is too expensive for use with only one or 2 uses specially if nintendo servers are shutted down...


    if you get a usb stick you still need to configure it, and if you already have a wireless card, its a waste of money.
    btw, your pc will be needed to be connected to cable, you can not use the same wireless card for both internet and hotspot...
     
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    Oh thanks
    Which Windows 8 feature? Will it also be included in Windows 10?
     
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    The few times I needed to get my DS Lite online, I just used my phone as a hotspot. Just an idea.
     
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    The hotspot stuff that's in Windows 8 is only WPA. It won't be usable with a DS Lite.
     
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    i thought you could make it open...
     
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    It's possible your router has a Guest Wifi feature that you can use, if so you can just enable it temporarily when you need to use the DS online.
    Otherwise Connectify (paid/cracked) is your best bet, but I had trouble getting it to work with my 3DS, it wouldn't see the wifi at all even though other devices could connect just fine.
     
  18. loco365

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    No, not using hostednetwork, or else MACycle would still be somewhat useful on newer firmwares lol.
     
  19. driverdis

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    get a cheap access point or router than can run DD-WRT and use that to create a dual purpose hotspot that can serve as both Streetpass Reley and to connect to the DS.
     
  20. sweis12

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    On my router settings, it lets me make a "guest" connection, and lets me set it to free.
     
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