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Asked Questions ~ Connection
Troubleshooting ~ General
Web Accelerator for Macintosh -
10.2 and above - download
- Download MegaSPEED.dmg, and
locate the file on your computer.
In most situations, it will be on your desktop. Note - some of the
actions below may be automated for you, you may be able to skip some of
the steps down to number 5.
- Double click on the
MegaSPEED.dmg icon. This will create and open
a volume named MegaSPEED Web Accelerator on your desktop.
- Double click on the
MegaSPEED Web Accelerator.pkg icon located in
the newly created volume.
- Follow the on screen
instructions to complete the install of the
MegaSPEED Web Accelerator. Please note if you are not logged in with
administrative access, the installer will prompt you for the
administrator username and password. You must supply this to continue
with the installation.
- After following all on
screen instructions, the installation
inform you that it is done. Click Close in the lower right corner.
- You will need to enter your
Email Address as your Account Name
(sometimes labelled Username) in
dialup settings. Go to the Apple in the upper left hand corner of the
screen, click on it and pull down to System Preferences. Double click
Network icon. Click on the PPP tab: go to Account Name and enter your
email address, example: firstname.lastname@example.org Click on Save
Apply Now. Close the window. You may
using the MegaSPEED Web Accelerator.
- The MegaSPEED Web
automatically start. If you are not logged in with administrative
access, it will prompt you for the administrator username and password.
You must supply this so the program can make required modifications to
your network settings.
- To use the MegaSPEED Web
Accelerator, you will need an active
up connection. After insuring you have a dial up connection
locate the MegaSPEED Web Accelerator icon in your dock at the bottom of
the screen or in the Applications Directory
on your computer. If you need to start the accelerator, double click on
- Open your web browser and go
to any site
Internet. If you did not provide an administrator
username and password during the initial setup, you may be prompted for
one at this time. If you receive any other messages when you attempt to
use the accelerator please refer the Macintosh MegaSPEED
Troubleshooting or Frequently
Asked Questions. You can verify your
connection is being accelerated by watching the MegaSPEED image on the
status screen of the accelerator program.
- To adjust the image quality
of the MegaSPEED Web Accelerator,
simply slide the bar located on the Images tab of the accelerator
program. The two sample images on that screen will change to show you
how images on websites will look at the current acceleration level.
When you are done adjusting the image quality setting, click the Apply
at the bottom to save your changes.
- To discontinue use of the
Accelerator click on the red dot in the
upper left hand corner.