tp link router needs to restart nearly everyday

what can be causing this??? how do i fix this??? is it because i have too much devices connected at home???

i normally have 6-10 devices connected and this is a new router i bought.....

any simple way to fix this???

i believe the firmware is up to date.....
brian ramdhaniCT Technician Asked:
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
What model?
The cheaper TP-Link routers are not designed for heavy traffic and are more susceptible to crashes/freezes.

You can try support (they usually answer).

But you can solve your problem by buying a power outlet with a timer and power cycle the router every x hours.

Craig BeckCommented:
Firmware is the culprit.  If it's not up to date, try updating to the latest version.
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brian ramdhaniCT Technician Author Commented:
Model TL-WR941ND

Where do I get that kind of power adapter to buy????
brian ramdhaniCT Technician Author Commented:
i see address lease time is 120 minutes so i not sure if i should lengthen that??? 2880 minutes is the maximum
brian ramdhaniCT Technician Author Commented:
i even see address reservation option so i not sure if i reserve an address if that means i will always have my pc connected and don't need to restart the router????
Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
That's a low-end model.

>>Where do I get that kind of power adapter to buy????
For ex:

That's a "smart" model, that can be controlled with your smartphone, but you can go to your nearest convenience store and buy a dumb unit.

>>i see address lease time is 120 minutes so i not sure if i should lengthen that
That has only to do with DHCP, or how long the router holds an address reserved until the client needs to re-request.
I highly doubt DHCP is the problem, so any changes you make there won't make a difference.

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