We’ve improved the toolbar by adding more menu item choices, and clearly categorizing them to make it easier for you to find your favorites.
We’ve streamlined the installer, giving it a new look, improved messaging, and helpful tips!
We updated search, providing a super clean experience and convenient auto-complete functionality.
AOL Desktop 9.7 is fully compatible with Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10.
We've also added MyBenefits, a personalized, easy-to-use and one-stop-destination for valued AOL members like you to view, activate and manage all the great benefits that are available to you as part of your AOL membership plan.
We fixed an issue with Mail where if you have an extremely large inbox, your Mailbox would perform poorly.
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