No matter how fast your Internet connection is, it's too slow. Whether you
connect via a pokey dial-up modem or a faster cable or DSL modem, you need a
Downloads can help you speed up your online life with Internet pick-me-ups.
Check out these three programs that will turn your Net connection into a screamer.
And you won't have to pay a penny for any of them--they're all free.
takes a clever approach to speeding up your Web browsing. It stores frequently
visited Web sites in its cache, and then delivers them to you locally for faster
surfing. It will also check to see whether the site has changed, and update
the page for you. (Free/Win95-98-NT)
offers a suite of tools for speeding up your Internet experience. It includes
a download accelerator that speeds up downloads, tweaks your internal settings
to speed up general Net access, and several other utilities. (Free/Win95-98-NT)
Optimizer 3000 changes network settings in your Registry, leading to a faster
connection. You can restore your original settings in a single click if you
Don't just wait there--do something! Check out these three downloads and stop
waiting while you surf.