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    View Poll Results: Do you switch your router off at night?

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      Sky router on or off?

      Do you switch your router off at night?




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      I leave mine on 24/7 without any problems and is then always available for when the 'boss' switches her computer on

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      Yep; me too. They operate on very low power and are designed to stay on.
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      Turn mine off if connection is not in use overnight.
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      You got 3 right!
      D'oh! Not good, dude.

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      Do you find you always re-sync the same when you turn it on the next day?
      I have done up to yet

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      Yes BUT I don't do the SKY thing!
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      You got 3 right!
      D'oh! Not good, dude.

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      I leave mine on as it is in another room and I can't be bothered to keep going to turn it on and off whenever I want to go online.

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      I leave mine on 24/7 as I like to access my home network remotely from work. Tbh though, I have never switched a modem or router off.
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      Is there a better way to reboot the router than pulling the power lead out? Cant I log onto the router and click something? Seems a bit low tech to just pull the plug

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      @andrewd,

      Yes, log on to the default IP address, and you can re-boot the badboy under the diagnostics section.
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