I want to schedule a shut down for a certain time period every night.

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You can't do that via Exede. You can schedule your computer to sleep, hibernate or, shut down after being idle for a certain number of minutes. See help for your operating system to learn how to do that.

If you want to turn off the modem and your router (if you have one) you will need to unplug them manually at the desired time or, get a timer for the outlet(s) they are plugged in to and set the timer to cut power to them at a certain time.
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Brad, Viasat Employee

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Hello the only way to do this is to unplug each night. If this is to avoid automatic updates from happening you can toggle those off but it has to be by device manually. 
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If this is on the computer, very doable, but not by Exede.  If you want to do this for your router and modem, then get a timer from the local hardware store that turns the outlet (usually built into the timre) off and then back on.

I used to have one of these on my modem when the free zone wasn't properly kicking in a couple years ago.  Worked great.
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Also, some routers have a scheduler in them that can disable the Internet connection for programmable times. Your modem would still be on, but theoretically there would be no Internet usage.