haven't lost connection yet tonight, but I haven't opens Impulse either. When I had Impulse installed before it kept hanging up updating itself
what I did was set IE to dial when there was no connection - so when I opened IE the normal connect box came up
but now, eveytime I open something, installer has another attempt at accelerator - least it takes no more than 2 cancels
got the link above bookmarked just in case.
graphics laden pages take a really long time without acceleration
forums don't take too long without it, unless the post has screenshots in it
I just opened the wb gallery page at 22:24 and right now (22:26) i've got 12 full thumbnails out of 24 loaded on the page and I have it set to show 48