What are the system requirements for AOL Desktop 9.7?

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What are the system requirements for AOL Desktop 9.7?

Before installing the AOL Desktop software, please ensure that your computer meets the minimum system requirements for AOL Desktop 9.7. If you install the AOL Desktop software on a computer that doesn't meet the system requirements, you may experience problems with either the software or the computer.

For instructions on how to check whether your computer meets the system requirements specified below, please read our help article How do I determine whether my computer meets the system requirements?

Minimum system requirements for AOL Desktop 9.7

  • Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8
  • Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, or 10
  • 266 MHz or faster computer processor
  • 128 MB RAM
  • 250 MB free hard disk space*
  • 28.8 kbps or faster modem, or other Internet connection
  • 800 x 600 or higher screen resolution

*Please note that you may need additional disk space if you have a large Personal Filing Cabinet. This only applies if you select to Upgrade to AOL Desktop 9.7 from a previous version of the AOL Desktop software.



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Last updated: 12-05-2012
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