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Mac OSX X5 Configuration

X5 speeds up your Internet experience, by up to five times, using your existing dialup phone line and modem. You do not require any extra equipment. X5 allows you to surf at near DSL speed, making X5 the high-speed Internet solution with the convenience of dial-up. It is easy to install, runs seamlessly and doesn't alter any of your existing software.

Once you have signed up for the X5 service, you can download the software from the link below and begin the simple installation process.

Requirements

The X5 service works with any modem and phone line. There is no special hardware needed. As long as your computer meets these standard requirements, you are eligible for X5:

 

Connection Dialup Internet Connection 
Internet Browser Safari 1.0+
Mac OS PowerPC G3 333Mhz or better with Mac OS X 10.2 or later
Available Disk Space 6 MB
System Memory (RAM) 128 MB of RAM recommended 

 

Click here to download X5 TCQ Web Accelerator for MAC (Size 1.53MB)

To begin the WebRunner Accelerator installation, click on the Setup Disk Image File.

When opening the disk image file, OS X will automatically mount the image and open the contents for display.

Click on the WebRunner Installer Package inside of the disk image folder. This will start the installation.

This is the opening screen of the installation. Press the "Continue" button to view the license agreement.

After reviewing the license agreement, hit the "Continue" button.

his will drop down a sub menu. If you agree to the terms of the installation, press the "Agree" button. If not, choose "Disagree." If you do not agree to the terms, than you will not be able to continue with the software installation.

After agreeing to the terms of the license agreement, you will need to select a drive for installation. Choose your drive and press the "Continue" button.

To begin the software installation, click the "Update" button.

You may be prompted to enter a username name and password for an account with the right to install software on your computer. If you are prompted, you must enter a valid username and password to continue.

The software will now be installed. After installation, OS X will optimize the hard disk.

Upon completion you will be prompted as to whether or not the installation was successful. Close the installer by clicking the "Close" button.

After installation, the WebRunner software will open. The first screen will ask you for your proper logon information. Your logon information is the same username and password you logon to the internet with. Click the "Save and Continue" button after you have entered your information.

If you need to access WebRunner and it isn't already running, double-click on the "Macintosh HD" or your local drive that you installed the software to.

Double-click to open the "Applications" folder.

Choose the "WebRunner Accelerator" icon. Double-click this icon to open WebRunner.

WebRunner will load and be visible in the OS X Dock.

The WebRunner application will open to the Status tab. In this tab, you will see the current status of WebRunner. If there is traffic running through WebRunner, the icon will animate.

In the Images tab, you will be able to change the acceleration speed to the image quality. The image quality will degregate when the acceleration speed is increased.

The Connections tab will display your login information.

Clicking the "Advanced..." button will open a new window with information about the WebRunner server. Changing any of these fields could disable the WebRunner Accelerator.

The Features tab will allow you to choose between enabling or disabling the more advanced features of WebRunner such as blocking in-page advertisements, version updates and flash acceleration.

By clicking the WebRunner menu, you can Start WebRunner if the service is stopped, Stop WebRunner if the service is already started, or open the Diagnostics terminal.

The Diagnostics terminal will give you information about your internet connection and your system. To run the terminal, click on the "Get Diagnostics Info." button. Clicking the "OK" button will close the window. The "Copy" button wil copy the information on the terminal window to the clipboard.