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by seville / November 26, 2004 3:41 PM PST

Without the typical aol bashing, can someone please help me figure this out....about 80% of the time, after prolonged use (say 16+ hours) my aol will stop loading pages and freeze. It's like it's run out of memory or resources. But I can use another browser at the same time with my dsl (like netscape) and the pages will load fine. I have tried those memory recapture programs but that didn't really seem to help. So.....HELP!!!

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Work around.
by Kees Bakker / November 26, 2004 8:04 PM PST

Turn off the machine at night, and reboot the next morning. That makes for 8 hours sleep and exactly 16 hours of use. Not really bad.


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Re: AOL HELP.....PLEASE!!! :)
by Coryphaeus / November 26, 2004 11:22 PM PST
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Computer problems, Please Help!!!!!!
by ABASID / January 13, 2005 7:05 PM PST

im a beginner, and I dont know how to access the computer in order to get it to function in the proper way. I Had my friend come and work on my computerrogram and I believe he may have deleted or messed with something that would have created a dismalfuction.Is there a way to reset my AOL or get it back to the beginning point of the program.

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by funkid7 / January 13, 2005 9:01 PM PST

You are posting under someone elses thread. Nobody can even tell you are asking for help. Try starting your own post.
Second: Your English is not so good and your questions sound suspicious. Either you are fishing for security holes or you shouldn't even be using a computer yet.

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Computer problems, Please Help!!!!!!
by ABASID / January 13, 2005 7:12 PM PST

I need to reinstall/reset to optimal PC compatibility and/or reboot AOL FreetrialMy computer is telling me thatis all I need. I'm only a beginner and I need as much information possible that can help me in step by step directions.

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aol help
by ABASID / January 13, 2005 7:30 PM PST

what are coaches and how do i accsess them

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aol has their own help
by BlueNose / January 20, 2005 12:43 AM PST
In reply to: aol help

why r u here looking for help when aol has their own experts to help u free 24/7 n it is good i know i was with aol for 3 yrs , n why not phone them? they will walk u tru all u need to know, i agree with some one else,,YOU SOUND SUSPICIOUS, as for your questions,,,, they r not the questions of some one who knows nothing about puters u know a lot more than u want people here to think,,,,, i am glad that the people here are smart enuff to see that ,people like you ruin things for people like me who really do need help

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Re: AOL HELP.....PLEASE!!! :)
by billwiese89 / December 6, 2004 2:14 AM PST

I have two suggestions, first, try upgrading to aol9.0 security edition. secondly, try not to leave it on that long.

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by ABASID / January 13, 2005 6:51 PM PST

how do i fe-boot or reinstall aol 9.0 optimized with added security /as well as most compatible versions for optimal use./my microsoft works will not open with or scan to works software from my lexmark printer/ scanner /coppier combo

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aol help
by ABASID / January 13, 2005 7:33 PM PST

how do i up grade to security on a free trial

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aol /help
by ABASID / January 13, 2005 7:37 PM PST

am i able to upcrade on a free trial and how if so

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Resources? Windows 95/98/ME.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 6, 2004 2:31 AM PST

Sorry, but a fix for recovering resources without a reboot was never found.


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Re: AOL HELP.....PLEASE!!! :)
by Matthew965 / December 8, 2004 8:55 AM PST

First I wanna say that AOL has finally stepped up to the plate and giving users what we're paying $24 a month for. I happen to love AOL now. Anyways, first thing I would do about this issue with your web pages not loading is go to keyword "fix it". Just follow the on screen prompts. Then once that's fixed, upgrade your aol software to the newest version. Happy

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do you unstack?
by Manuel / January 14, 2005 1:42 AM PST

try unstacking as you read. "close pages you no longer are reading" good luck Manuel

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by bobinbush / January 14, 2005 6:33 AM PST

If you are using DSL, there is no real reason to
run the AOL application, except maybe for email.
You should just use a secure browser like firefox.
As for Cache sizes, go to internet explorer and check
the tools/internet options menu and look at the temporary internet files settings.
There is a handy button there to clear the cache/cookies and other leftovers.

As always run a virus / spyware scan on a regular basis.

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