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AOL Desktop 9.7

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USER REVIEWS

Stay Connected and Enjoy Your Online Activities with This Easy to Use Application

By Pablo Conde Ferrer

On Monday, September 22, 2014

There are many good reasons why you will like AOL Desktop. You can connect and get an access to your online world with ease. Be connected on your AOL mail and have a conversation with your family and friends anytime you want using its instant messenger. Also, you will know everything about the news, sports, entertainment and much more because of its web browser (AOL.com). With this application, I like that you can quickly get an address even without typing anything thanks to its auto suggesting email addresses feature. Moreover, you can also modify your online world experience by changing your toolbars, plus you can enjoy fast access to your most favorite websites from foods to businesses and many more. In addition, I like its polished and modern interface where you can multi-task without any major hassles. It is certainly designed to make your browsing faster and convenient. All in all, AOL Desktop is simple yet reliable application that provides easy and straightforward access on your online AOL world. Download this application now and take full advantage of its features.

Pros

  • It has a web chat
  • It is free to download

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  • Often times the application crashes
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Complete Web Browser Gives You Quick Access on its Built-in Links of Different Categories

By Daren Garius

On Thursday, October 9, 2014

AOL Desktop is a powerful suite that facilitates instant messaging conversation, access to web browsing and emailing all in one application. The initiative of AOL Desktop is not so bad, yet neither exceptional. Maybe we've seen this kind of industry many times before and one of them the old version of AOL suite. With the advantages of AOL Desktop when you compare it to the old suite, this application actually has much modern appearance, different approach with its functionality and much better performance. AOL Desktop also integrates an IM client, web browser and email component. Its browser provides a quick access to a huge selection of different built-in links to different categories such as, sports, news, weather, T.V., finances, radio and entertainment. On the other hand, the download manager lets you track its previous progress of downloads, while the parental control component protects your kids from unsuitable content. Overall, AOL Desktop is a complete web browser that can make your life much easier than ever before.

Pros

  • Much better speed and performance
  • It includes lots of new menu items

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  • Sometimes causes slowing down of our computer
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Enjoy Visiting Your Favorite Websites and Access Your Own Online World

By Sam James

On Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The problems that we always encounter about all those Internet applications such as instant messengers, email clients and others is that you need to install different programs every time you want to use some ordinary functions. This can be boring. However, this program is very different from the rest of these applications because it provides the things that you need without the need to install every application individually and manually. AOL Desktop is very useful because you can access your own online world easily. With this program you can be connected with your family and friends instantly because of its AOL Mail. Also, you can be updated with world news on AOL.com. Plus, you can view or visit your favorite websites, from shopping to banking and many more. All of that is free! All you need to do is to download AOL Desktop. With just a few seconds and clicks you can now use it anytime you want. Download it now and take advantage of mail, chat entertainment and many more!

Pros

  • Simple and very easy to use interface
  • Easy to install and with improved messaging

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • no business, home use, look up websites, keep in touch with family friends, read web page of news, facebook, games, storing pictures, music

  • Personal information retention, email communication and internet access as I have used AOL since it's inception on my desk top PC units at home

  • Having browsr problems. Was advised to download 9.7 instead of 9.82. Use your service for pleasure/shopping. Not sure of what else you want to hear

  • i will be going on all the web site like nascar football indi fishing looking up mississippi and go on a big boat fishing in mississippiyi i love it

  • Browsing the internet, looking at interestin sites, and also getting emails through my AOL account. I find aol to be very interesting and informative.

What similar programs have you used?
  • used AOL but had to uninstall it because there was a problem.Iam trying to re-instal AOL9.7 now and hope I will serve me as well as it has before

  • I have used 9.7 before but uninstalled it today and want to install it againI was having problems with getting the news to display that is it

  • none of your business you mek me sick just donload what i am requestig and quit making it so hard. i have wasted ober five hours trying to do this thank you

  • For years I used AOL but had to uninstall it because there was a problem.Iam trying to re-instal AOL9.7 now and hope I will serve me as well as it has before

  • I have no idea whatsoever...I am a complete neanderthal when it comes to this sort of thing and do not understand your terminology at all mh.

What do you like most about this program?
  • Easy to 'navigate', virtually trouble free. Delivers video clips without 'glitches' and interminable 'buffering'. Over all, it is very reliable.

  • It makes accessing AOL easy. I like the AOL news feeds better than any other brower or email providers. You just have 1 icon to access, rather than going thru another account.

  • download is free an d always available, it is free of spyware and viruses, i don't know of anything else but why do i need a whole book just to get started

  • everything it has to offer the email and web is very exciting to me better than google i think i wish thier was more to it but thats all i ca

  • been having aol forever is easy to use and i get all my email easy and do not want to change at this time so hopfuuly i can download it with no problem

AOL Desktop is a desktop organizing program created by the U.S. giant AOL (America On Line).

This powerful application features many tools to bring order to the experience of being at the computer, now you will have all at your fingertips even if you need to have many applications opened.

AOL Desktop has a tabbed browser, an application that displays all open windows represented with thumbnails, AOL Instant Messenger – also known as AIM -, an interface where you can check your mail whether or not from the company (such as Gmail and others similars) and a fully customizable toolbar according to your preferences.

AOL Desktop gives new life to your desktop and makes using Windows more satisfactory, having in a single application multiple utilities very practical and efficient.