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B/B Router Turned Off.

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Was setting up my wife's i phone.

It couldn't find our router but could detect our neighbours.

The problem was that the router had turned itself off.

What could be the reason(s)

Edited by davyboy

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It could be many things. One that fits with today's weather, it got too hot and shutdown. Home routers usually have passive cooling, no help from a fan and they get a bit toasty. Some electronics have a thermal cutout...too hot, turn off.

 

Only a guess though, and the list of could be is long.

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Turned it's self off? 

I need a little more info, as most routers use a mains adaptor, and some have a physical switch on the back..

Do you mean the socket was still turned on, and any switches were still on - but the router was effectively dead, with no power or lights?

Or, had it just crashed, and still had the power light, but maybe not any others etc?

It could be a few things, but the primary thing i'd point to at the moment would either be heat, or some sort of power spike/surge or dip...

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Is it a virgin router

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21 hours ago, speleo1 said:

Is it a virgin router

That still doesn't help, Ghozer asked the right questions which you'd need to answer for someone to help.

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I assumed it might have overheated so turned it off at the wall, left it for 30 minutes.

turned it on at the wall,  pressed the router on off button and  bingo!

 

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