How Do I Connect Nintendo Ds To My Wireless Internet (manaully)

By Tyrell ยท 6 replies
Dec 12, 2005
  1. Yea just wondering how i hook it up manually because the DS doesnt aquire the ip adress automatically

    thanks :(
  2. PC_Nerd

    PC_Nerd TS Rookie Posts: 82

    You need to get a special nintendo DS wireless dongle and software, theyre AU$49 and require broadband.
  3. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    First you need to know if your router is configured with A) no security B) WEP system C) WPA system. A & B will work, C won't. If it is WPA enabled & you can't or don't wish to turn it over to WEP, then you might as well get the dongle. The only drawback is that your PC will have to be up & running for you to play through it.
  4. Tyrell

    Tyrell TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i am aware of the nintendo wireless connector but u can use ur regular wirles conection as well

    im trying to set it up manually on my ds and its asking for the following

    ip address
    sudbnet mask
    primary dns
    secondary dns

    but i dont know were i can find it
  5. mossimoboy

    mossimoboy TS Rookie Posts: 121

    start menu>run>cmd. In the new DOS window that pops up, type in ipconfig,
    and it will show you all of that information.
  6. Tyrell

    Tyrell TS Rookie Topic Starter

    yea about that my dos is messed up wont load
  7. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    You can have your DS search for access points. Is the SSID hidden in your router's configuration or have you set it to broadcast ?
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