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Attempt 0) [Broadband] The computer was unable to connect to AOL. (Error: AC-0000 0x90000000)

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I solved this problem by unplugging the power cord to the modem and waiting 30 seconds and then plugging the power cord back in. It worked on first try.

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When trying to use Outlook Express 6, I get an "Error Message " stating "an error occured while establishing the dail up network connection AOL Dailer"


If you are using DialUp Internet Service from AOL, try establishing a connection first and the open Outlook Express.

If you have broadband (cable/dsl) internet service from another company, then your computer is incorrectly setup. In this case, open Control Panel, Internet Options, then click on the connections tab and delete all and any listed dialup connections or simply select the "Never dial a connection" option right under the dialup connections list box.

Also, if you are not using the AOL software, I'd recommend that you uninstall it completely to free lots of resources and speed up your computer as a result. For this, go into the Control Panel, add/remove programs and remove all AOL applications from the list.

Good luck!

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Can't open Internet Explorer...says "connecting"


You can do several thing to fix this.

In AOL 9.0, right click the AOL icon in the taskbar at the right hand corner of near the clock, then click on System Information. When it opens...it takes a few seconds...click on the Utilities tab at the top of the page. Click on the Quick Restore button at the bottom of the page. Click on Procedd, then follow any on-screen instructions after that.

If you donot have the AOL tray icon, click on Start, Programs and look for America Online (no version number next to it). Click on AOL System Information in the sub-menu.

In versions of AOL before 9.0:
Go to My Computer
Double-click the C: drive
Double-click on Program Files
Double-click on America Online X.0

((Note): If you have several installations of AOL, open the latest installation file, i.e., 8.0, 8.0a, etc. 8.0a if the latest installation.)

Doulbe-click on the Backup folder
Right-click on main (or main.idx)
Left-click on COPY
Click the BACK arrow in the upper left hand corner of the window
Right-click on the IDB folder
Left-click on PASTE
Answer YES to the question.
After that is done,
scroll down on the page and fine the COMPVER file.
Right-click on it, then left-click on DELETE.
Answer YES to send it to the Recycle Bin.
Restart AOL

If the above two procedures donot work, uninstall all AOL from the computer, then reinstall it.

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Can't locate a Modem connection


Ok, First off, Yes, if you have a plug in the back of your computer that allows a standard phone connection wire from computer to the wall, that usually means you have a modem. If you have the ability to get Broadband internet, my suggestion is to get that instead. Its more reliable and doesnt have an automatic disconnect feature that AOL has always had. Also, if you already have broadband, then you can connect with AOL directly through the broadband connection and skip the Modem use entirely. Best i can tell you, other than if your computer is not finding the modem, that means its been either disabled or is missing the drivers.

Oct 29, 2008 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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After aol main computer went down they told me to reoncifugre the router i dont know how to do this and as i dont have a home fone line i cnt ring them any help please?


First thing to do is try to connect to the Internet without AOL then sign on to AOL using the broadband connection. When Internet Explorer is open, even without a connection, go to Tools>Internet Options>Connections and check the 'Never Dial a Connection', Click on Advanced and check the 'Automatically Detect Settings' check box. If you are not connecting to the Internet then turn off or unplug the power to the modem, turn it back on and wait 2 minutes. If you don't connect then do the same with the router power. If you still haven't connected using just Internet Explorer, NOT AOL, then talk to your router directly:) Do this by Start>Run>type http://192.168.1.1 (Linksys) or http://192.168.10.1 (Motorola). A logon screen appears. User Name is the manufacturer's name and 'admin' is the password. A web page or dashboard will appear. For a cable modem select DHCP. For DSL select PPPoE. Static addresses can also be entered if you know what they are but probably not. When you see ip addresses listed open Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Chrome or whatever browser flavor you like EXCEPT AOL. Once connected to the Internet then go to AOL. More specifics on your broadband service and hardware makes will get you more specific help if you need. Happy surfing!

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AOL broadband connection


The answer is very simple ... Uninstall the AOL browser, you do not need it to connect to the internet, AOL's browser, as I have discovered chokes your bandwidth and slows down your PC. I would strongly recommend using something like Firefox (you can add the AOL toolbar if needed). I removed AOL's browser over a year ago and have not had a single problem, bespite the fact that AOL insist I must have it installed on my PC ... Absolute rubbish.

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AOL wireless broadband- Can't get online- Keep getting message: error 47-AC-3001; err 0x84100118


You can call AOL (free) and they will talk you thru getting online.

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AOL e-Mail error reads: An error occured while loading a file. AOL will attempt to restore the file. My New, Old, Send shows only Icons with no text or seder information. Can not download, send reply...


1) Reinstall the AOL software, available here

2) If that doesn't help, you need to check your hard drive for errors:

Close any open programs.
Open My Computer, right click on your hard drive (probably C:)
Click Properties. Choose Tools, then Error Check, Check now. Select both checkboxes and press Start.

The computer may prompt you to reboot, let it do that.

This should resolve the issue.

Jul 15, 2008 | PC Desktops

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I don't like my local server....can i get total broadband connection from aol?


Hey dlowe0700,

While AOL does offer broadband services, they may not necessarily be available in all areas. For the most up-to-date coverage information, I would strongly suggest giving AOL a call at their toll-free hotline (800-973-1802) or visiting their broadband service website using the link I've provided below.

http://broadband.aol.com/broadband/getting-broadband.adp

Hope this helps you out.

Sincerely,
Aaron
Go Ahead. Use Us.

Jun 23, 2008 | PC Desktops

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AOL shuts down and broadband (AT&T) is unable to re connect


could be a virus ,(denial of service bug)

reset pc back to an earlier time before the problem occurred.

run anti virus & anti spyware scanning programs.

if you clean the pc up and you have corrected the problem,then and only then

turn off restore function, reboot the pc then turn restore function back on ,this will remove anything hiding in these restore points.

good luck and please rate my efforts.
Terry

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