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Tech Tips for Non-Tech People!

Data Doctors Tech Tips | Ken Colburn & Brandon Disney
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Original Air Date: Jul 13, 2021



Rebooting Your Network Remotely




The number of devices that are available to make your home a smart home is growing almost daily.

The one fundamental service that makes all these devices work properly is generally a wireless Internet connection.

This connectivity determines whether your devices function properly or not.

The first step to getting things working again is always to restart the devices that provide access to the Internet, like your modem and router.

Some of those devices can be set up to routinely reboot to help ensure a solid connection, but that only works if you’re physically there.

An option for taking control of the situation when you aren’t there is with a remote power switch.

These power devices allow you to remotely restart anything that’s plugged in from anywhere in the world.

If you’re dealing with devices that need to be routinely rebooted, our long-time tips on how to improve or manage the situation is posted at:
https://www.datadoctors.com/help/kenscolumns/22073

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