After an extended period of time, the amount of stored artwork on your computer can reduce efficiency.

Purge the Artwork Database

You can delete the artwork by resetting the amount of space AOL uses to store online art. Follow the instructions given below to purge the Artwork Database.

1. Launch the AOL software, but do not sign on.

2. On the AOL toolbar, click the Settings icon.

Settings

3. In the AOL Settings window, scroll down to S and click on Storage Settings.

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4. In the Graphics Settings section, click the Maximum disk space to use for online art drop-down arrow and lower the value to the lowest setting.

Personal Storage Settings

5. Click Save.

6. On the AOL toolbar, click the File menu, and then click Exit.

Exit

7. Launch the AOL software once again, but do not sign on.

8. On the AOL toolbar, click the Settings icon.

Settings

9. In the AOL Settings window, scroll down to S and click on Storage Settings.

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10. In the Graphics Settings section, click the Maximum disk space to use for online art drop-down arrow and increase the value to a maximum of 60 megabyte(s).

Personal Storage Settings

11. Click Save.

12. Sign on to AOL.