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My friend has to use 56k at his dad's house and want to know if there is anything he can do to make it go faster for surfing the web.
I sent him to tweakxp because that is the only one I knew of.
    
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Ehh, 56k is 56k, and thats all your going to get.
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Yep, pretty much theyre stuck with it, its gonna be slow, not much you can do about it, most of those 56K "speed boost" programs dont work at all. I would know
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Yes, there was a program I tired once, for speeding up web surfing. It had no effect on the actual through-put of the connection, but it changed the way web pages (especially graphics) were loaded and really sped surfing up. I think this was the program. It works around data compression, so although it doesn't speed up your connection (not really possible) it makes what bandwidth you've got more efficient.

It's only $50.00 a year, so not too much if it works and they offer a 14 day money back guarantee, so if its rubbish, you can just get your money back.

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yeah those web accelerators = < image quality for faster display, but sucky images

Yes the do work ..... somewhat
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