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Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by f1_champ, Jan 3, 2006.

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  1. f1_champ

    f1_champ Banned Thread Starter

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    There are certain websites on which are veeeeeeeeery slow I need download accelraters to download stuff from those sites. Can anyone reccomend a good one? I dont want to be bombarded with spyware so please dont say "Google it" :)
     
  2. lotuseclat79

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    Hi f1_champ,

    I assume you are using a dial-up account.

    Before utilizing a download accelerator, it is wise to use a good Download Manager which is one that will be able to resume a connection for a variable preset number of tries (by the user) to reconnect if the connection is dropped during the download.

    A good one is: FreeDownloadManager downloaded from http://www.freedownloadmanager.org download link.

    That said, most downloads are not accelerated as the ftp protocol is utilized which is not accelerated by accelerators. The only downloads that are accelerated afaik is when a webpage is being downloaded.

    BTW, Googling is a good way to find stuff, no exception for accelerators - and does not bombard the user with spyware.

    -- Tom
     
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