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This section will assist you with the installation of the Boreal Web Accelerator for the Macintosh. It will also familiarize you with the features of the accelerator.
3. Using Boreal Web Accelerator.
Note: check the proxy settings
4. Advanced Options.
Minimum System Requirements
4. Browse the Web.
5. Further Assistance.
Launching Boreal Web Accelerator
If the Boreal Web Accelerator is not running and you need to launch it manually, locate the Boreal Web Accelerator icon in the Applications folder and double-click it.
Setting Username and Password Information
Your username and password information is located in the Connection Tab. To set your username and password:
Changing the Image Quality Setting
The image quality setting changes the quality of images that will be displayed in your Web browser. The higher the quality you select, the longer it will take to load. For slower Internet connections, it is recommended that you lower your image quality. This slider can be adjusted anytime while browsing.
Starting and Stopping
If you are connected and you want to manually disconnect, click on the Boreal Web Accelerator dock icon (assuming the software is running already). Select the menu item "Stop Web Accelerator" from the application menu-bar.
If Boreal Web Accelerator is stopped and you want to manually start,
click on the Boreal Web Accelerator dock icon. Select the menu item
"Start Web Accelerator" from the application
Note: check the proxy settings
When Boreal Web Accelerator is enabled, it will change the proxy settings to 127.0.0.1:5400 (the port number might vary depending on the value stored in the connection settings). Please refer to the screenshot below. This can be checked by launching System Preferences and checking "Proxies" under "Network"
Changing Your Connection Settings
Normally, the connection settings that are set during installation do not need to be changed. However, if Boreal provides new connection settings, you may change the preset ones using the following instructions.
Accessing Product Version Information
You may view the product version in the About dialog.
Uninstalling Boreal Web Accelerator
For Mac OS X 10.3 users, Boreal Web Accelerator can be uninstalled by simply dragging the Application icon (in the Application folder) into the trashcan. The users will need to have the administrator privilege to do so; the admin password has to be input in order to complete the uninstallation process. Under Mac OS X 10.2, one can not delete files/folders, which are owned by root, by using GUI. The uninstallation must take place through the Terminal.
Under OS X 10.3
Under OS X 10.2
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