MegaBoost Web Accelerator speed up everything I
do on the Web?
Web Accelerator accelerates certain text and graphics
on Web pages. With MegaBoost Web Accelerator you
will notice a significantly faster experience
when you visit web sites, send and receive your
email, upload and download files via FTP file
transfer and perform many other Web-based activities.
Currently, MegaBoost Web Accelerator will not
accelerate file downloads (except over FTP), such
as music files, or streaming video or audio media.
fast is MegaBoost Web Accelerator?
exact amount of acceleration can vary, but with
MegaBoost Web Accelerator you will notice
a significantly faster experience when you visit
Web sites, send and receive email, and perform
many other Web-based activities.
other features does MegaBoost Web Accelerator offer?
Web Accelerator offers the following value-added
services in addition to speeding up your Web and
Blocker - block annoying pop-up advertisements
Blocking - Stop the ads, and surf faster!
Acceleration - Accelerate FTP file transfer!
Manager - Provide a more secure browsing environment!
Diagnostic Support Tool!
does MegaBoost Web Accelerator work?
accelerates your Internet access through proprietary
text and image compression, content caching, and
other network optimizations.
I benefit from using MegaBoost Web Accelerator?
you have a slow Internet connection (such as a
dial-up or wireless connection) with a bandwidth
of less than 300Kbps, you will experience a significant
degree of acceleration using MegaBoost.
types of content does MegaBoost Web Accelerator
Web Accelerator significantly speeds up web page
access. To achieve this speed up, proprietary
lossless compression is applied to text, html,
image compression is applied to GIF images, JPEG
images, PNG images (with MegaBoost Web Accelerator
version 5.0 and later) and Flash content.
also accelerates email traffic (POP3, IMAP and
SMTP) and FTP using lossless compression.
does NOT speed up file downloads (except over FTP) and streaming
I use MegaBoost Web Accelerator with browsers other
than Internet Explorer?
MegaBoost Web Accelerator
works with any Web browser that allows you to
specify an HTTP proxy. Here's a list of supported
Explorer 5.0 and later
0.9 and later
1.4 and later
6.0 and later (version 8.0 only with MegaBoost
Web Accelerator version 4.0.127 and later)
8.0 and later (only with MegaBoost Web Accelerator
version 4.0 and later)
sure that you install the Firefox, Mozilla, or
Netscape extension when you install MegaBoost
Web Accelerator. Once MegaBoost Web Accelerator is running, start the browser and
browse as you normally would. No user intervention
is required since MegaBoost Web Accelerator operates in the background.
you encounter any problems, please make sure that the the
HTTP proxy host is set to "localhost" or "127.0.0.1" and that
the port number is set to the same local listening port as
the one in your MegaBoost Web Accelerator settings. Its default
value is 5400. Please refer to the "Troubleshooting" link for detailed information.
do I use Internet Explorer with MegaBoost Web Accelerator?
Internet Explorer and browse as you normally would.
MegaBoost Web Accelerator is launched automatically every
time Windows starts. It operates in the background
to accelerate your Web connection. No user intervention
can I get product information on how to use MegaBoost
visit the "User Guide" section for detailed information on using
the product and discovering its useful features.
do I go if I have problems with MegaBoost Web Accelerator?
MegaBoost Web Accelerator can reduce the amount
of time it takes to send and receive email. MegaBoost
Web Accelerator accelerates email automatically
without any user intervention, so you can use
your mail program exactly as you normally would.
It is compatible with any POP3/IMAP/SMTP client,
including Outlook Express, Eudora, Pegasus, Opera
Mail, Mozilla Mail, and Netscape Mail. Email acceleration
is enabled by default.
MegaBoost Web Accelerator speed up my secure (HTTPS)
transactions such as my Web-banking?
acceleration is supported in a different product for enterprises.
Normal MegaBoost Web Accelerator (SP Product) does not accelerate
secure transactions. Secure Web sites will continue to work
by bypassing the acceleration component.
operating systems or platforms can MegaBoost Web
Accelerator be installed on?
Millennium Edition (Windows ME)
2000 Service Pack 4
XP Service Pack 2
system requirements are necessary to use MegaBoost
system requirements for a PC:
200MHz (or equivalent)
least 11MB of hard-drive space.
is MegaBoost Web Accelerator disabled immediately
after it launches?
make sure that you have configured MegaBoost Web
Accelerator properly; this includes the correct
username, password, server name, and server port
number. It is also important to check if you have
a valid internet connection.
issue might also be caused by the High Speed Auto-Detection
feature. MegaBoost Web Accelerator might be disabled
once an active high speed connection, such as
DSL or cable modem, is detected.
the problem persists, please contact your Internet
Service Provider (ISP) for further assistance.