question about putting a wireless router on cable box

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By twink
Dec 19, 2006
  1. Sorry if this is in the wrong place

    I have a DVR cable box and i wanna know if i can hook up a wireless router or even a wireless network card to my cable box so i can access whatever i have on my DVR wirelessly instead of getting a tv tuner card and running a wire?? please let me know if this is possible
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 4,985

    I'm no expert on that, but it sound like you are talking about 2 entirely different technologies there. I would say its impossible.
  3. twink

    twink TS Rookie Topic Starter

    its really not 2 differewnt technologies...a cable box has an operating system and most actually run on windows or linux

    well i have read a few things about most cable boxes now a days do have usb ports and i have seen a few that have ethernet thats why im wondering if anyone knows this is possible
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 21,554   +188

    Anything is possible if you have enough imagination... and MONEY

    Like Rik said,
    right at this point in time, it's not possible
  5. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 21,554   +188

    You would have to have software to be able to operate the wireless adapter connected to the DVR. I know DISH DVR's can download programs to a hand held device using a USB cable
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