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How to keep your modems/modem-routers/routers(wired & wireless) healthy?

Modems/modem-routers/routers(wired & wireless) are such electronic devices which require a restart daily and a firmware update every month. These needs to be placed in a cool, dust-free area.

**Restart as in unplug the power and keep it unplugged for 15 minutes and plug the power back in.

**Firmware is a software which controls the hardware which requires re-installing of the same version or upgrading to a newer version which may contain fixes to known bugs in that model. If the firmware gets corrupted, hardware gives all sorts of trouble. These files can be found on each company's support websites.

**Placing such devices in a cool, dust-free area will avoid heating up of the device due to constant working.

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