Do I Leave My Wireless Router Switched On?

  DavidM4 13:55 31 Dec 2005
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When I am not using my PC do I leave the router on, off or does it not matter either way?

  De Marcus™ 14:22 31 Dec 2005

Mine stays on 24/7.

  DavidM4 14:51 31 Dec 2005

Is this the general concensus?

  LAP 14:57 31 Dec 2005

Mine stays on 24/7.

  hzhzhz 15:02 31 Dec 2005

On 24/7

  Edward_Winsall 16:40 31 Dec 2005

Mines on 24/7

  De Marcus™ 16:42 31 Dec 2005

I think the general consensus is that most routers are left on 24/7, the only time mine actually gets switched off is if I'm diagnosing a fault with my net connection (rare) and a router reboot is needed.

  De Marcus™ 16:44 31 Dec 2005

I should add that because it's a wireless setup you should have your security setup on the router. You don't want anyone getting a free surf of your back ;-)

  DavidM4 17:33 31 Dec 2005

Thanks all, 24/7 it is.

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