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#1 Christoph182

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Posted 26 June 2005 - 09:12 PM

What is download accelerator?? Does it really work, does it really speed up the speed of your connection? whats the catch?

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Posted 26 June 2005 - 09:35 PM

I have never used it. I always found that products claiming to be the best thing since sliced bread turn out to be junk. Back quite a few years, I used to load a program that claimed to be the software equivalent of loading more memory in your system. Well, the claims turned out to be false, and I recall the computers that I loaded it on ran slower than without it. Today, you could get a junky program and it could also be full of crapware. Be careful before you load anything on your computer.

You should post back with the exact software and version, I believe there are a few Download Accelerators available. I think even Kazaa has/had one.

Good Luck.
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Posted 26 June 2005 - 10:41 PM

Something you might want to read, before installing a download accelerator.
Adware/Spyware and download accelerators
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