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[FONT=Optima][SIZE=7][COLOR=blue][B]I would like to COMPLETELY remove AOL from my system. Can anyone advise me how to do so? I searched files and folders and found 101 FILES related to AOL. Is it safe to remove them all? Thanks in advance for any and all suggestions.
I know exactly what you mean. I inherited an HP, fairly new with XP, that soneone threw out, not working, they later gave me the install disks, I reinstalled partly to get rid of any of their private stuff but also in hopes I could get rid of AOL and the infamous Back Web Agent. No such luck! HP doesn't give you any options. Here's what I did. I went to Control Panel>Add/Remove Programs and uninstalled AOL. That got rid of most of it. Then I deleted the AOL folder and as many files related that I could find. Then I went into the registry and deleted every registry entry related to AOL. They're clearly marked so it wasn't that difficult. There was no uninstall for Back Web so I deleted the folder but I still get a noisome popup that says "Invalid Back Web Agent".
your uninstaller 2006 is a great program for removing AOL. you can download the trial which gives you 3 free uninstalls. It will find the prog for sure and then all you have to do is hit uninstall and it should remove any traces of AOL from your system.
AOL is sneaky...go to your C drive...programs folder ...look for a folder AOD...look inside and you will find more AOL hidding in there also...I just delete the whole folder....if your afraid just delete the AOL hiding there