With the AOL Mail and AIM Vista Sidebar Gadget your email, instant messages and BuddyList window are always within easy reach right on your desktop. And you don't even have to open up your Web browser or AOLsoftware to get to them. It's the latest time-saving tool for anyone with the new Windows Vista operating system. Keeps a count of how many email messages are in your inbox, lets you read the most recent ones and notifies you when new messages arrive.
Tracks your incoming IMs so you never miss an important message and lets you read them at a glance and send a reply with one click. Lets you know when your Buddies update their AIM pages, journals, blogs or away messages.