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Quick Installation and Usage Guide
This section will walk you through the steps required for the basic installation and usage of the Accelerator. It is meant to help you quickly install and begin using the MegaSPEED Web Accelerator. For more detailed information please browse the sections below.

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Product Guide
This section will assist you in step-by-step installation and operation of your Accelerator client including screenshots. If you are looking for quick answers, please look at our 'FAQ' or 'Quick Installation and Usage Guide' sections (above).


Installation

  1. After downloading MegaSPEED.dmg locate the file on your computer. In most situations the downloaded file will be on your desktop.

  2. Double click on the MegaSPEED.dmg icon, this will create and open a volume named MegaSPEED Web Accelerator on your desktop.

  3. Double click on the MegaSPEED Web Accelerator.pkg icon located in the newly created volume.

  4. 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 install.

  5. After following all on screen instructions the installation program will inform you the software was installed. You can now close the installation program by clicking on Close in the lower right corner. After closing the installation program you may begin using the MegaSPEED Web Accelerator.

  6. After installing the MegaSPEED Web Accelerator it will 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.

Usage

  1. To use the MegaSPEED Web Accelerator you will need an active dial up connection. After insuring you have a dial up connection established locate the MegaSPEED Web Accelerator icon in the Applications Directory on your computer. To start the accelerator double click on the icon.

  2. To begin surfing simply open your web browser and go to any site on the Internet you would like. 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 FAQ section. You can verify your connection is being accelerated by watching the MegaSPEED image on the status screen of the accelerator program.

  3. To adjust the image quality the MegaSPEED Web Accelerator is set to simply slide the bar located on the Images screen 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 bottom to save your changes.

  4. To discontinue use of the Accelerator click on the X icon in the upper left hand corner.


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