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Last updated 20/08/2006

For those of you who are leaving AOL, you will find a lot of information about exporting your old favorites etc here:  www.aoleave.com

 

Check out THIS LINK for advice about Buddylinks infection via AOL Instant Messenger.

As a general rule, removing AOL's adapters from your computer will fix problems accessing the internet after installing AOL's nightmare software.  See here for AOL removal instructions (and screen shots):

http://www.adservio.net/support/uninstallaol.html

 

A few KB regarding AOL and 'issues'  it causes with IE, OE and the operating system follow:

 

Cannot Browse the Internet Using Internet Explorer While Connect [Q238550]
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;Q238550

 

Mipmapi.dll error (Windows Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close....)
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;Q821403 
 

Frequently asked questions about AOL and Windows ME:

http://support.microsoft.com?scid=kb;EN-US;Q299829

 

"Page cannot be displayed" after upgrading to WindowsME:

http://support.microsoft.com?scid=kb;EN-US;Q274498

 

Explorer caused an invalid page fault in csloa.dll

http://support.microsoft.com?scid=kb;EN-US;Q306404

 

Internet Explorer Cannot Open the Internet Site... [Q175722]
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;Q175722
 

AOL 5 in Windows 95 Causes Problems for Other DUN Connections [Q244252]

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q244/2/52.asp

 

Problems Connecting to AOL or Shutting Down Your Computer [Q276197]

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q276/1/97.asp

 

OLEXP: AOL News and E-mail Servers Not Compatible [Q181429]

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q181/4/29.asp

 

One newsgroup user was only able to get his computer working after doing the following:

 

Remove the 8 registry entries as mentioned in

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;Q241344

 

Then remove all AOL programs and remove dial up networking and TCP/IP via Communications.  Then reinstall DUN and TCP/IP and then AOL.