Time frame to replace an older modem/router
I have an AT&T provided device. It's been a workhorse. However recently when I use a VPN for work I am starting to see some instability in the connection during the day.
Work has confirmed there is no problem with our VPN portal and that everything is green on their end for my profile.
I have noticed that the router is exceptionally warm recently. I took that opportunity to clean the router with a little compressed air and a good vacum.
What is the recommended time frame for replacing an aging router before the issue interrupt connectivity,
I have the ARRIS
first use date was
Might it be time to replace that bad boy with a newer router. 4 years is a long time for a router.