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When I click on aol icon I cannot get on line. I have to go through google to get my mail.

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  • Jeff R
    Jeff R May 11, 2010

    Hello William,



    In case the repair will not work you may try repairing it using the AOL disc. if you have that disc sent to you by aol provider just insert and run it. :)

  • Jason Carver
    Jason Carver May 11, 2010

    Hello,

    It has been a few days since you have posted this question but have not given us any details. Please do update us of your situation when you get a chance so that we may help you :)


  • Jason Carver
    Jason Carver May 11, 2010

    Is AOL your service provider? The AOL Icon in the system tray has options to repair your connection called One Click Fix should you encounter connectivity issues with their service.

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Hello William,

you may try repairing it using the AOL disc. if you have that disc sent to you by aol provider just insert and run it.

If you don't have the disc with you, you may try to get a copy from AOL.

keep me posted.

Thanks.

Posted on Oct 11, 2008

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