NETGEAR WG111 Wireless USB 2.0 AdapterAfter waiting for a week for my male-to-male USB cable to finally arrive from Amazon, I was thoroughly disappointed to find that my old Linksys WUSB11 doesn’t work. Perhaps it’s because the little guy got fried sitting in the garage at some point in the last few years. Perhaps it’s because the antenna was snapped off when it was attacked by a cat. Who knows? So I caved and just bought one of the TiVo-approved wireless devices, the NETGEAR WG111 Wireless USB 2.0 Adapter. I found one used on Amazon for only $17 so hopefully that will solve this problem once and for all.

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  1. My mother purchased a wireless Tivo device, straight from the source, and insisted that I hook it up over Christmas. Lo and Behold, IT struggled to connect as well. I entered the WEP key, the MAC address, all the geeky little codes and do-da’s it asked for 3 TIMES, and still, no dice. Then whilst I was cycling through steps again, C’est Viola’….it made the connection on its own, midway through the WEP key. I chalk it up to my amazing strength of will and my keen awareness of the Force.

  2. After searching without much luck for a TiVo approved wireless adapter, we found it easier to just put our router near the TiVo, connect to the TiVo with an ethernet cable from the router and have everything else be wireless.

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