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    Turn router off or not?

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      Turn router off or not?

      As far as I have heard there is no 10 day training with Base, Mid and Max?

      Should I still reboot daily on Max?

      If yes, do I turn it off then turn it straight back on or leave it off for a while?

      I usually turn my router off all night as I am not using it then.

      Any ideas


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      Re: Turn router off or not?

      Hello,

      No there is no training period as max is on LLU and training is only on ADSL Max which is BT

      You shouldn't need to reboot daily atall - however if you turn it off this will always clear the router of any problems - or should do.

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      Re: Turn router off or not?

      Heather. Like you I turn my router, computer and other hardware off at the plug
      when I am not using it. There is another thread where people say they leave
      theirs on for months or even years! When I switch the router on again it reboots.
      Never had a problem.


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      Re: Turn router off or not?

      So even for the first few days I should be ok turning it off?

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      Re: Turn router off or not?

      Its been 7 months now. But when I first had Sky I left the router ON for a week or so.
      The reason was that with my previous ISP there was a problem whenever
      I switched the router off. I don't think it is necessary for a "training" period with Sky Max.

      If you do decide to leave it on make sure you use the supplied legs as the Sky router
      has a tendency to run hot if left on for long periods of time. By using the legs the
      router stands vertical and stays cooler.

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      Re: Turn router off or not?

      There is conflicting advice.
      So to answer your question specifically.
      In my opinion, once you are up and running
      Switch it Off.

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      Re: Turn router off or not?

      I leave mine on 24/7 and apart from haveing to reboot a few times when my connection has gone down, leaving it on has not caused me any problems.

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      Re: Turn router off or not?

      Thanks everyone. Will leave it on for the first week or so and then turn it off when I am not using it.

     

     

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