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AOL Desktop

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  • Version:
    9.7
  • Total Downloads:
    552,940
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 21, 2014
  • Price:
    Free

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  • Current Version

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  • All Versions

    1.9

    out of 120 votes

    • 5 star 8
    • 4 star 13
    • 3 star 11
    • 2 star 18
    • 1 star 70
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1 stars

"The worst download options-none!"

February 13, 2016

2016-02-13 12:31:07

 |  Version: AOL Desktop 9.7

Pros

Love the ease of mail organization

Cons

Just about everything but the mail folders

Summary

Every single thing you want to view has to be downloaded and saved, cluttering your pc when all you want to do is look at it. I've complained since the 90's and they still can't figure it out!

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1 stars

"When will they ever get it right?"

January 23, 2016  |  By tmfjr

2016-01-23 17:12:45  |  By tmfjr

 |  Version: AOL Desktop 9.7

Pros

Emails are about the only thing that work half way right.

Cons

There are many that don't accept AOL's browser and I have to go to another browser to get the information I want. Even answering emails, AOL will start your reply in the address box or sometimes you can be typing away and nothing appears in the area that you thought you were writing in. Sometimes when searching for something using AOL search, I come up with a failure notification. I can use the same criteria in Bing or Google and it works fine.

Summary

Every time they come out with a new version they create a new problem and many times don't correct previous problems. After 30 + years you'd think they would hire the right folks to get it right.

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1 stars

"Unbeleivably dysfunctional"

October 25, 2015  |  By 1Chris

2015-10-25 17:46:20  |  By 1Chris

 |  Version: AOL Desktop 9.7

Pros

Works once in a blue moon

Cons

This is the most UNbeleivable dysfunctional piece of garbage I have ever seen in the computer world. I've checked it every few months for the past 19 years - and it has NEVER improved! Unfrigginbeleivable!

Summary

It's really too bad. With the name America, it should be at least decent.

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1 stars

"Worse than a virus and unnecessary. Stay away!"

April 01, 2015  |  By link2jon

2015-04-01 20:52:04  |  By link2jon

 |  Version: AOL Desktop 9.7

Pros

Sometimes works to get to email and address book and old messages

Cons

Sucks resources, freezes and crashes especially with google chrome Accessing aol.com through browser directly without using this POS application is better in all respects.

Summary

Have kept aol for old time's sake, original screen name, access to old messages and history. On most of my computers long ago switched to direct browser access to aol.com but for some reason continue to use their desktop application through 9.7. Entire computer deteriorated to degree feared severe viral infestation or dying hard drive. Finally removed aol 9.7 and computer seems better than new. Wish I could bill aol for scores of hours of time wasted over the past few years.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 9.7
  • Optimized browser for an enhanced web experience
  • All new password manager to save and store login credentials
  • Newly integrated browser-based spell checker
  • General
    Publisher AOL
    Publisher web site http://www.aol.com/
    Release Date March 19, 2015
    Date Added February 21, 2014
    Version 9.7
    Category
    Category Networking Software
    Subcategory Network Management Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 209.69KB
    File Name AOL_Desktop_9.7.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 552,940
    Downloads Last Week 792
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    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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