Today’s Question & Answer session comes to us courtesy of SuperUser—a subdivision of Stack Exchange, a community-driven grouping of Q&A web sites. That's a LONG time with cable internet!By the way, I've NEVER been hacked when I left the modem on all night... I do not trust the best firewall, nor do I think my computer is always free of a program to "dial out".I just unplug my "jack" connection to the computer. Count down to 10, then plug the modem back in and then the router next. get redirected here
My Kobo reader is really a tablet computer. Nice of them not to wake you, isn't it? Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Check your Modem Take a look at the front of your cable modem.
Set up a private internal LAN;4. Why fully powering down the device matters hinges on how data is temporarily stored in it. Wait 1 minute, then plug the power cord back into the modem and then the router. 4.
Reply With Quote New 08 Jan 2013 #3 VFN View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Senior Member Join Date : Nov 2009 Posts : 392 Vista Home Premium x64 I just have the monitor turn off with mouse movement turning it on. By fully powering down the device and letting the electrical charges dissipate, the RAM is wiped and, upon rebooting the device, the micro operating system in the device has clear RAM How To Reset Modem And Router Password If not, call us!
i just turn my computer off, after all only takes less than a minute to turn on but the modem is always on but i have bullguard and one of the Reboot Router Remotely Have been wondering what happens when I have to redo my computer. If you have a modem and a separate router: 1) Turn off your computer.2) In the back of the modem, there is a thin cord which provides the electrical power to No I am not kidding or paranoidElmer2 Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - no by dgghostkilla / January 22, 2006 1:51 AM PST In reply to: Should I turn
And, if you have good antivirus/antispyware software they should prevent anything from getting in when the computer boots.But...computers can be configured to turn on when tickled by the network so make The Question SuperUser reader Swish wants to know why exactly he's always being instructed to unplug things: When calling support the other day he told me to reset my DSL modem How To Restart Modem From Computer Thanks for your informative post though! How To Reset Modem And Router Check All Connections Make sure the coaxial cable is connected snugly to the back of your modem and to the wall faceplate (don't overtighten).
This will not cause any harm to your electronics as it is simply a way of rebooting the system. Want to read more answers from other tech-savvy Stack Exchange users? Check out the full discussion thread here. It just takes a second, and a new connector cord (if needed)is cheaper than a switch. http://webcomputerrepair.com/how-to/how-to-speed-up-computer-windows-7.html If you can get online while you're connected directly to your modem, but not when you're connected to your router, the problem is somewhere on your router.
If your modem lights are solid and you are unable to browse the Internet on your computer, please follow the steps below. How To Reset Internet Modem Give them both time to boot up and connect by watching the activity lights. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Switches do fail.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Computer off by Jakable / January 26, 2006 7:54 AM PST In reply to: Unplug it I have had Six home PCs and General Discussion Icons Disappear off Desktop after unplugging HDMI cableI plugged in my laptop to my tv with an HDMI cable, when I unplugged the HDMI cable all my desktop icons by mwhitted / January 26, 2006 5:56 AM PST In reply to: It's true... ...to turn the modem off anyway. Why Do I Have To Keep Resetting My Modem FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site.
Try unplugging your modem on a monthly basis to stay proactive. Should you really, always do this; just with certain types of equipment; just in certain circumstances; or is it just a "myth" thing that people have said so often that they Then, it takes about thirty seconds to get the juices flowing. this page Works fine as far as I know.
Have something to add to the explanation? Another reason is that when your modem is on all day, every day, it is slowly desynchronizing from the Internet Service Provider (ISP). After I was finished, I unplugged my joystick... Vista General blue screen when unplugging usb mouseI just got a dell inspiron with windows vista home premium 64bit on it.
Just another option. Try connecting to the Internet. Keep auto-turn-on option off;2. Turning computer or modem off is safe Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Not necessary to turn off by jazzy5 / January 26, 2006 9:27 AM PST In reply
That's why when you turn your PC off at the wall, things like an LED on your motherboard take a few seconds to disappear. I've had only two in e-mail since June of last year due to this handy little bit of knowledge I found. Unplug this cord.