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Changing Security Settings to use Nintendo WFC


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#1 Shade the Wolf

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:13 PM

I was wondering if I'd be able to keep my current passphrase if I switch the security settings of my NETGEAR WGR614 v7 wireless router from TKIS+AES (WPA-PSK+WPA2-PSK) encryption to WEP encryption (which is what my DSlite operates on). The reason I want to change the encryption is so I can connect to Nintendo WiFi to play pokemon online with my friends, and I don't know if my parents will get me a 3DS for my birthday. Any suggestions?

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 03:05 AM

It all depends on the size of your password. The encryption types are very different WPA2 can use a much larger key. I believe you should ask your parents about changing the security on their router before making any changes. You could possibly crash the router, then you may ruin the chances of a good birthday present. :) Also WEP security is very insecure I strongly recommend not using it. If you get permission we can look into other options.



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Edited by Sneakycyber, 26 January 2013 - 10:54 AM.

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