What is WebRunner
A: WebRunner is a product that accelerates your Web surfing experience
using your existing phone jack and modem with NO additional equipment
and NO waiting! It's the high-speed surfing solution with the convenience
How fast is WebRunner?
A: The exact amount of acceleration can vary, but with WebRunner
you will notice a significantly faster experience when you visit
Web sites, read your e-mail on the Web, and perform many other Web-based
activities up to 6 times faster!
How does WebRunner work?
A: Before the text and graphics that make up Web pages get sent
to you over your phone line, WebRunner compresses them using a proprietary
technology. Less data is sent so the download of pages and your
surfing experience are that much faster! 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 these sites.
What browsers can I use with WebRunner?
A: WebRunner works with many popular browsers. The only requirement
is that the browser must be able to support a proxy server.
Will WebRunner speed up everything I do on the Web?
A: 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 Outook Express and perform
many other Web-based activities. WebRunner will not currently accelerate
file downloads such as music files, streaming media or secure web pages.
What gets accelerated with WebRunner?
will be accelerated?
Graphics including JPEG and GIF images
will not be accelerated?
Streaming media, audio and video files
Secure pages, such as those used for online banking and credit card
Attachments such as music or digital photo.
How Do I Sign up for WebRunner?
A: To add WebRunner to your existing service, please contact your
Sales Person or your Account Manager.
If you are not currently a member and would like to inquire about
our services, please click here to
be directed to the contact us page.
Where Can I Download WebRunner?
A: If you have already signed up for the WebRunner Acceleration
service and need to download another copy, please click
To add WebRunner Plans to your services. Please contact your account
How do I install WebRunner?
A: Installation is very easy. Simply download the WebRunner installer
and save it to your desktop. Then, double-click on the file to install
If you have already signed up for the WebRunner service and just
need to download the software, click
Secure Pages when using WebRunner
WebRunner does not interfere with secure pages (such as those where
you enter personal or credit card information), although it does
not accelerate them either. You will not see speed improvements
when viewing these types of pages.
Does WebRunner speed up e-mail downloads?
Yes, WebRunner automatically accelerates your email traffic (POP3 and SMTP) for all popular email clients such as Eudora, Outlook, Outlook Express and Netscape Mail. Other email clients should work transparently as well. WebRunner will also speed up Web-based e-mail programs such as webmail.
Q: Does WebRunner have any other built in features?
A: Yes. WebRunner has recently integrated a simple pop-up blocking technology that is efficient and powerful. This feature is built right into WebRunner and requires no extra software to be installed.