NETGEAR® router overheating
NETGEAR routers are perfect networking options for users. However, the routers may sometimes cause some difficulties with the users such as slow down connection. The reason may be overheating of the router. Reset the router and the system when it occur. The overheating may have symptoms like disruptive connection, lights turn off, restarting the connection, router become hot by ejecting hot air etc. The overheating issues with the NETGEAR router results due to different reasons.
- Reasons for the problems
- Provide sufficient cooling systems
- Alternative ways to solve the issue
Reasons for the problems
NETGEAR router overheating issue occurs due to the continuous working of the router. The amount of transfer of data would be more in such routers and may result in overheating. The lack of cooling systems on the router also can result in the overheating issues. The routers which are positioned on the user work area that prevents air circulation is another probable cause.
Provide sufficient cooling systems
NETGEAR routers that lack cooling options usually get affected with the overheating issue. A user can provide the router with the cooling option by carefully inserting holes over the device if they are not provided with holes. The cooling option can also be provided by keeping fans near the devices. The purchase of a new router that is provided with in built fan system for cooling options also solve the issues of overheating.
The user should place the router at suitable positions on the room that provides more cooling support for the device. Do not forget to turn off the router while the user shuts down the systems. Turn off the systems that are connected to the router having no users working on the computers.
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