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AOL Desktop 9.7

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USER REVIEWS

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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  • Uses a lot of memory resources
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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.

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

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  • Often times the application crashes
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • I have used AOL 9.7 since it's beginning and other versions previously. Lost 9.7 with maintenance on my HP Windows 7 computer. This is for home use

  • personal use and homework also iready for daughter classwork all work assignments and reports that i might have to do in order for advancement

  • Primarily recreational (chattiing with old friends, making new friends, browsing) also staying in touch wiith busioness contacts and occasional e-mailing

  • Personal Home Computer Use. To replace another version of AOL currently installled on my desk top. To get a better experiance with web browsing

  • enterainment, websites, purchasing, reading, gaming, chatting, ebay, news, weather, searching, researching, amazon, youtube, craiglist, booking

What similar programs have you used?
  • trying to get a download once again on my computer and i am getting annoyed that I cannot just download it with beind told errors text is tooo short

  • i have used the new aol but it doesn't work properly thats why i need to get the older version back that one didnt need any extra plugins okay

  • 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 use several versionsofaol What I am doing now is a typical exercise in futility. I want to install 9.7 since I am not happy with the latest version of AOL

  • i have lost windows 9.7 from my laptop. i do not know why and i am now trying to re install this programme but i am really struggling to find the answer i need

What do you like most about this program?
  • fast accurate download. includes every thing you will need to receive mail, surf web and overall find the info you need in your busy life. real good

  • I habe been using AOL for more than twenty yeards and is the browser that I am most familiar with. Therefore there is no reason to change at this time

  • being able to use chat rooms to talk to friends about current topics such as what is the President of the United States doing or who who he ha

  • Easy to 'navigate', virtually trouble free. Delivers video clips without 'glitches' and interminable 'buffering'. Over all, it is very reliable.

  • i have never used anyother program for email or internet except Explorer. Had a problem with aol 9.7 so i uninstalled it and having difficultiy reinstalling

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.