Wireless Connection for TiVo Series 3 to Actiontec GT724WGR

So, I recently replaced my home router with an Actiontec GT724WGR. But I neglected to tell the TiVo, so it quietly started to lose programming data. Then I tried getting the TiVo to talk to the new router, but it wasn’t connecting. Long story short, it appears the TiVo is not supporting WPA2, so on the Actiontec, I went in to Wireless Setup > Advanced Settings and kicked it down to WPA and now the TiVo is updating its information successfully.

But it took some doing to figure that out. It would be helpful if the TiVo N02 error page touched upon the limitations of TiVo’s support for wireless security.

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