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I'm trying to connect to my wifi in my house on my nintendo ds but every time I try it says the access points security settings are not supported for nintendo ds, what should I do?

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The DS Lite does not support WPA or WPA2 encryption. It only supports WEP encryption so you would need to switch your router to that style of encryption in order to access your network. Generally I would not recommend this due to the weaker encryption offered with WEP.

Another possible solution is to set up a computer that has a hard wired connection to your router and plug in a USB wifi dongle then use internet connection sharing and an adhoc wifi connection to your DS to get it online.

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The security settings on your wireless network's router aren't compatible with the DS. You can change the settings, but then you will have to adjust it for all other devices that use your wireless network. Here is a link to Nintendo's customer service site describing the issue in more detail.

http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/wfc/en_na/ds/wrInitialSetupHelp.jsp#security_not_supported

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