How to hook up a digital converter box to an hdtv, video of the day
The third best alternative is to use a RF Coaxial cable.
You should realize that cable is still considered analog. You may need to screw it into place in a clockwise direction.
Call your local cable company and say you would like to subscribe to there service. If you need a audio cable it will tell you. And last but not least, and even easier, you can purchase software for 50 bucks that will allow you to tune into hundreds of satellite tv channels vis the internet.
To be on the safe side, go to the Tivo website and see what info you can find.
Would you like to make it the primary and merge this question into it? You cannot use your computer as a satellite receiver. Some cable systems include non-premium digial channels in a format called QAM.
How to hook up with new converter boxes
It also carries SD signals so it is a convenient connection if it is available. If your TV has rca input jacks for video games, etc.
First you need a Vista compatible video capture card. Check whether the end of the antenna cable has two flat u-shaped connectors.