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At my building, the internet connection becomes unlimited if I connect after midnight. But as I use a router, it's always connected and I'm not figuring out a way to tell it to disconnect and then connect again. My objective is to make a program to automatically restart the router after midnight to power-up my downloads.

The usual approach I use is to physically turn it off and then on again.

Is there a way I can accomplish that?


It's a D-Link DI-524 wiress router

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what sort of router? – Journeyman Geek Aug 2 '11 at 6:44

If you're on Windows, you can use WinRouter Restarter. This utility will restart your router at a user specified time, start downloading and also shutdown your PC at a user specified time.

  • Restart the Router before free downloading hours
  • Shutdown your PC after free downloading hours
  • Automatically starts your PC, Restarts Router, starts download and shutdown your PC
  • No Need to setup Windows Scheduler, it itself has an inbuilt Scheduler, just configure it by selecting which downloading programs to run
  • No need to install Telnet Software, has inbuilt support
  • Nice User Interface
  • Low Resource Usage
  • And Best of All, it's Free!
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Thanks. But it didn't work. I tried to configurate it as much as I can but didn't get it to work – andrerpena Aug 2 '11 at 22:41

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