Should I turn off my wireless router?

I have had conflicting advice. Should I turn off my router at night. What is the reason for your answer?

4 Answers

  • 8 years ago
    Favourite answer

    I never turn mine off. You can if you are worried. If you have Windows firewall on and an anti-virus, you really don't need to turn it off. I use Avast free edition at It's the best anti-virus I have found even though it's free.

  • meraz
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    in case your no longer utilising the on the spot then i'd recommend turning it off. both.4 GHz band is getting noisy sufficient so that you will be doing the international a small want. also, that is way less ability being drawn and wasted. if you're leaving it on, as different recommend, make positive that is encrypted. To my understanding there has no longer been any conclusive analyze teach ill outcomes to 2.4 GHz radio waves.

  • 8 years ago

    Just make a list on your router page that restricts access to other attached devices

    Source(s): I live on earth
  • 8 years ago

    You can do it if U won't wanna be traced or hacked by worm virus.

    Source(s): Anon.
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