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    Change To WEP?

    This is a discussion on Change To WEP? within the Asking for help forums, part of the Broadband Technical Help category; I have a Nintendo DSi and to be able to use it fully on the internet I would have to ...

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      Change To WEP?

      I have a Nintendo DSi and to be able to use it fully on the internet I would have to change the Router setting to WEP.
      The default setting on my Sky Broadband Netgear router is WPA.
      Is it safe to change this setting to WEP, and what changes or problems could occur? Will it affect my Wireless as I have several family members who use the wireless?


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      Re: Change To WEP?

      People moved from WEP to WPA because WEP is inherently less secure and can nowadays be easily broken. So moving to WEP is a backwards step and you will need to be aware that your WiFi can be more easily used by others and the data you send is less secure. Is that a problem to you?

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      Re: Change To WEP?

      It is strange and a bit naughty of Nintendo to make the DSi compatible with WPA and still require you to use WEP to connect to their games.
      | Nintendo - Customer Service | Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection - WEP Key Help

      Remember if you do change all, others in your network will also have to change to WEP.

      TomD


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      https://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wifi_information_view.html/ TCPOptimiser /Test Socket

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