running ds games on wpa2 and others besides wep??

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by DarkRioru, Dec 31, 2016.

  1. DarkRioru
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    DarkRioru reach for the stars

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    Aug 29, 2015
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    looking up at the stars
    is there a way to play ds games online using wiimmfi without having to set my wifi to wep?? every device in the house use wpa2 and if I change my wifi to wep, the wifi goes kaput on all devices besides my 3ds... is there a way to use ds wifi without sacrificing the usage for the other devices in the household??

    *please move thread somewhere else if it fits into another fourm*
     
  2. Mikemk

    Mikemk GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    It's theoretically possible with patched roms (to access the new hardware), a custom TWL_FIRM (to prevent the Wi-Fi chip from turning off), and SigHax+ custom FIRM (3DS reboots when loading NDS cartridges, not actually sure this is needed).

    Not even slightly easy though.
     
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  3. nl255

    nl255 GBAtemp Addict

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    The best solution is to buy a cheap wifi access point (like a router but without the routing functionality) and hook it up to your router. Or if you have an old router that is dd-wrt compatible install dd-wrt on that and set it to AP mode only (routing disabled).
     
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