Advertisements My tv (a piece of crud and less-than-a-year-old Westinghouse) died today. It's basically a radio right now. No picture. So, I have to wait till tuesday for Best Buy to come and declare it dead and give me a new tv (I have a warranty), or for them to fix it. So, I'm borrowing another tv from my dad till then. Problem is, I cant remember how to hook the tv to my Toshiba TS-RX20 Tivo. I have MS, got diagnosed with it last year, and apparently it's screwing with my cognitive abilities. I tried hooking it up by looking at a schematic on the internet. I cant understand it for some reason. I tried calling my cable company, but as soon as I mention that there's a Tivo involved, there's a nearly audible squeak from the person, and then "We DONT do Tivo's" (as if Tivo was cable's ugly stepchild or something) and then a *click* of them hanging up on me. I tried to call Tivo tonight, but they closed 20 minutes before I called them. I tried the cable company again and the lady who got me (and is probably cursing my name right now) really did try to help, because I pretty much begged for a supervisor and then told her how the MS has cognitively screwed me up and I nearly started to cry, so she found the secret manual to try to help me...it didnt help. I was able, on my own, to get the cable hooked up to the Tivo, I can get into the menus and I can record and everything, I just cant get the freaking tv to give me any audio, and the picture is black and white for some reason. (I think I'm missing a cable somewhere) So I gave up for the night. At least I can get the Tivo to record stuff, and I'm pretty sure that I can burn a dvd. (going to test that in a little bit to make sure) I was wondering if anyone here can put into really really simple terms what cable connects to what (coax from wall to ??, composite cables where? more coax cable to where?) Tomorrow is a day where I dont really watch or record anything on tv...so I'm kind of planning on pulling the tangle of spaghetti wires out and starting from scratch to hook this thing up so that I can hopefully be able to watch tv on the loaner tv till I get my piece of crap Westinghouse fixed or replaced (oh, please replace it!) I was surprised it was the tv that crashed...I was really expecting the Tivo to go boom first. Hopefully someone here can help me. I dont want to be TV/Tivo-less till tuesday. (just glad my Tivo and my tv both have warranties still) I still have my Pioneer Tivo dvd recorder in the other room, but I've been spoiled having the Tivo in my bedroom. At least it's still alive and kicking...it's just the tv that killed itself.