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mashimaro
12-10-2002, 04:08 PM
Anyone here have used any so called Internet Speed up progs? If so, kindly tell me do they actually work? And if possible please tell me which one do work :D

I'm using super dupa 56K dial up :D

godfather
12-10-2002, 04:58 PM
Basically they are a waste of time, and an excuse for sneaking adware into your PC.

kiwibeat
12-10-2002, 05:05 PM
DaP does work but best on cable

tweak\'e
12-10-2002, 05:32 PM
what os??

easy mtu and TCPoptimizer work ok (no spyware). all they do is adjust mtu /rwin and a few other settings. can help but it depends on the situation.

tweak\'e
12-10-2002, 05:34 PM
i should have asked what internet speed up progs you where referrring to. as there is the downloader apps which are very handy. perfer flashget myself.

mashimaro
12-10-2002, 06:14 PM
not using any at the moment .. deciding between flashget and gozilla.. using XP

-=JM=-
12-10-2002, 08:46 PM
FlashGet is A LOT better than gozilla

tweak\'e
12-10-2002, 08:50 PM
gozilla is spyware. flashget has removed the spyware and does the adverts internally.

Bob Kehely
13-10-2002, 07:37 AM
Hello,

I've there is very little difference in speed between a program, and windows normal download system, especially on dail up. However,
one advantage of using one is that it will resume downloads, if the
link is broken.

Cheers,
Bob

tweak\'e
13-10-2002, 09:09 AM
unless the uploading server is uploading it slower than your connection speed and you can find mirrors of that file.

helvista
13-10-2002, 10:38 AM
I use netants if my d/ls are big. If my d/ls are under, say, 10 MBs then I don't bother using a d/l manager.

mashimaro
14-10-2002, 09:12 AM
Thx for all the info guys :) but just one more questoions :D

Any Pros & Cons between FlashGet and GetRight

Many thx

-=JM=-
14-10-2002, 09:28 PM
Flashget has the ability to download all files in a directory