Problems with DS & NintendoWifi

Discussion in 'Wii - Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection' started by Smuff, Jul 14, 2007.

  1. Smuff
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    I recently got a Zoom ADSL 6x wireless router/modem/switch thingy for my DS & Wii online jollies.

    The Wii was up and running in a matter of minutes... the DS however refuses to cooperate.

    The DS will accept all the settings I enter into it (WEP key etc) and will discover the network just fine.... but every time it tries to do the connection test, it fails. I have read tonnes of stuff on the official nintendo wifi website, but it just gets confusing with all the different errors I'm getting and I've tried just about every trick on those pages to no avail.

    I've tried turning firewalls off, MAC filtering, allocating an IP address manually...... I just cant get the bugger to work.

    But like I say, no problems at all with the Wii

    Any advice anyone can give would be very welcome!
    Thanks in advance [​IMG]
     
  2. Samutz

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    See that hole in your wall?
    You sure you're using WEP and not WPA?
    As the Wii supports WPA and DS does not.
     
  3. Smuff
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    Yep, definitely WEP
    (That rhymes [​IMG] )
     
  4. nloding

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    Your router should have logs of some kind ... check the logs, see why the connection is being dropped. Also, disable all wifi security and try it clean. If it works, then revamp your security measures.
     
  5. dreadyz

    dreadyz GBAtemp Regular

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    I'm having a similar problem except it's my DS that will connect while the Wii doesn't.
     
  6. test84

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    Iran, Tehran.
    maybe you too should be friend with each other!
     
  7. richufc

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    I've got exactly the same problem. Wii is fine but DS never connects even though it finds the router etc. Using a crappy Cable and Wireless router from Comet.

    Its a shame as there are loads of great DS wifi titles out [​IMG]
     
  8. gusyouout

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    weird. i can get my ds to work fine but my wii can't. not sure why, but every time i try to connect it doesn't.