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Anyone tried speedup with Onspeed

by llucyy / May 5, 2005 3:51 PM PDT

I am trying "OnSpeed" a dial-up enhancer that costs about $45 a year and speeds up dial up and email. I reckon it works.But as they say in the literature, doesn't affect all files i.e exe or music, but good with graphics and text.I reckon it's quicker loading Ebay pages too.Stands to reason, all the graphics.Anyone else tried it?

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Re: Anyone tried speedup with Onspeed
by snharden / May 6, 2005 1:16 AM PDT

I've never had any luck on a dial up with any of those sorts of programs or services. They are basically a waste of money to be honest. They were all the rage several years back. The newer ones are just caching services that provide no real benefit except to separate people from their money. What so called speeding up they do certainly isn't worth the extra expense.

Onspeed is one such caching service and there are many others as well. If your connection speed is between about 44 Kbps and 52 Kbps thats about as good as it gets with dial-up anywhere in the world.

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Yep. . .
by Coryphaeus / May 7, 2005 4:01 AM PDT
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Not True
by llucyy / May 7, 2005 1:13 PM PDT
In reply to: Yep. . .

I'm as skeptical as anyone, just read the information .It does work!

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Ok. . .
by Coryphaeus / May 7, 2005 3:12 PM PDT
In reply to: Not True

But I wonder why they recommend 50 Megabytes of HD space. Cache maybe?

If you're happy with it that's all that counts.

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by Tman1 / May 7, 2005 5:33 PM PDT
In reply to: Not True

Look like crap though.

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signing up for onspeed
by mihirsinh_chauhan / February 19, 2006 9:10 PM PST

I use broadband from ntl with a 300 speed on Windows XP home edition. The write-up says that it will increase my speed 5 times. Will I really get 1.5 megs from this?

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Nope. . .
by Coryphaeus / February 22, 2006 8:49 AM PST
In reply to: signing up for onspeed

Read my reply above, Yep, above for the reasons.

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