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    My hot box!

    This is a discussion on My hot box! within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; My Netgear box that is. The underside of this gets very hot and I was wondering of that is normal. ...

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      My hot box!

      My Netgear box that is. The underside of this gets very hot and I was wondering of that is normal. I'd be interested to hear from others.


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      Welcome to the site eamon

      Yes it will do that you really need to use the legs that came with it and stand it upright so it gets a good air flow around it.
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      Mine's a bit hot so i think i will use those legs as well

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      They run a lot cooler on their legs - mine has been on its legs for months and never ever got hot




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      Since I've stood mine on its legs it running a lot cooler and a lot more stable.

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      Yes it will, routers are very temperamental things at the best of times and one thing they do very well is fry.
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      Is it necessary to switch the router off each day to prevent overheating ?

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      Nope they hate being turned on and off its a sure way to eventually break it they are design to be left on so just leave it on mine never get turned off.
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      My router does not get as hot if I don't connect using wireless. Using a cable connection the box seems to run cooler.

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