WebRunner Web Acceleration Software
WebRunner is a program that accelerates your web surfing experience using your existing phone jack, modem and dialup with no additional equipment. It's the best way to maximize your dialup internet service.
How Does WebRunner Work?
Before the text and graphics that make up Web pages are sent to you over your phone line, WebRunner servers will compress the information using a proprietary technology. This information is then extracted and translated by the WebRunner software on your computer. This allows for smaller chunks of data to be sent to your computer making pages load faster, pushing your Internet experience to the maximum! In addition, WebRunner stores elements of the web sites you visit frequently so you do not have to re-download them every time you visit the site, saving you even more time on the page load!
How fast is WebRunner?
The exact amount of acceleration can vary, but with WebRunner you will notice a significantly faster experience when you visit Web sites, read your email on the Web, and perform many other Web-based activities. With WebRunner pages will load up to 6 times faster than before.
Who Can Use WebRunner?
Any Hubris Communications dialup customer who has a computer that meets the minimum system requirements can use WebRunner. The service is for dialup customers only and should not be used with DSL or other high speed services.
What Does it Cost?
There is no additional cost for Hubris Communications dialup customers to use WebRunner.
Will WebRunner speed up everything I do on the Web?
WebRunner accelerates certain text and graphics on Web pages. With WebRunner you will notice a significantly faster experience when you visit Web sites, read your e-mail on the Web, download email using an email client like Thunderbird, Eudora or Outook Express and perform many other Web-based activities. WebRunner will not accelerate file downloads such as music files, streaming media or secure web pages.
What gets accelerated with WebRunner?
- Graphics including JPEG and GIF images
What does not get accelerated with WebRunner?
- Streaming media, audio and video files
- Secure pages, such as those used for online banking and credit card forms
- Attachments such as music or digital photos
- File Transfers
Does WebRunner speed up email downloads?
Yes, WebRunner automatically accelerates your email traffic (POP3 and SMTP) for all popular email clients such as Thunderbird, Eudora, Outlook, Outlook Express and Netscape Mail. Other email clients should work transparently as well. WebRunner will also speed up Web-based email programs such as webmail.
How do I use WebRunner?
Using the WebRunner Accelerator is easy. The small download takes less than 5 minutes to download and install. A simple installer will walk you through the setup and ask for your username and password. This is the same username that you use for dialup access. After clicking OK, that's it.The WebRunner accelerator will sit in the system tray and run behind the scenes.
WebRunner is highly compatible and can be used with almost any browser.
- 200 MHz Pentium processor
- 64 MB of RAM
- Windows 95 with SP2, 98, 98 SE, ME, 2000, XP
- 28.8k modem or higher
- 5 MB of free disk space
- Web Browser
with Proxy support (i.e. Firefox, Internet Explorer, Netscape)
- PowerPC G3 processor 333MHz
- 128 MB of RAM
- OS X 10.2 or later
- 28.8k modem
- 6 MB of free disk space
- Web Browser with Proxy support (i.e. Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer)
Macintosh OS X Requirements: