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Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Mediocre
Average User Rating:
out of 3 votes out of 3 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.1
  • Total Downloads:
    4,943
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 05, 2007
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    2.29MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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An unappealing interface, lack of a Help file, and consistent errors mar this freeware Web browser. Just after install, Web Services Accelerator had a glitch that caused the system tray icon to appear, but prevented the interface from opening. As Web Services Accelerator was launched, the first item that appeared was an error message. An icon appeared in the system tray, but it took testers several tries to actually get the interface to appear.

The program's poorly designed and cluttered interface holds the typical File menu, browser toolbar, pull-down menus for built-in sites, and stacked links for even more sites. There are tips, but a Help file is definitely needed to understand the cryptically labeled buttons "F," "R," "W," and five other one- or two-letter options.

You can remove some of the clutter by removing all toolbars, but then you might as well use your existing browser. This program's claim to fame is a Show All button to display all open windows in one window. Without tabs, the Show All option is the only method to see all you have open. We weren't that impressed with Show All. The feature doesn't improve on tabs, and just stacks open windows with three across and however many rows are needed. You can also set up to eight sites that will open at launch. That isn't a revolutionary feature and is better implemented as tabs in both IE and Firefox.

Services Accelerator is free, but there's a fairly steep learning curve involved, especially for novice users. Based on our tests, we don't believe the investment in time is worth the end result. Simply, there was nothing about this program that would woo us away from our current browser.

 
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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.1
Version 2.1 includes unspecified updates.
General
Publisher Virtual Innovations
Publisher web site http://www.vinn.com.au/
Release Date December 05, 2007
Date Added December 05, 2007
Version 2.1
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Me/NT/2000/XP
Additional Requirements Windows Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server
Download Information
File Size 2.29MB
File Name wsa210.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 4,943
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Now free
Price Free

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