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Installing and Uninstalling AOL Shield Pro FAQs

Being familiar with your browser and how it works is important. Here are some of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to AOL Shield Pro.

How do I install AOL Shield Pro?

You can download AOL Shield Pro by visiting the product download page. Check out Download and install the AOL Shield Pro browser for specific instructions on how to download and install AOL Shield Pro using different web browsers.

How do I uninstall AOL Shield Pro?

To uninstall the AOL Shield Pro browser:

1. Right click on the AOL Shield Pro desktop icon.

2. Click Open file location.

3. Double click Uninstall.exe in the AOL Shield Pro folder.

4. Click Yes to “Do you want to allow this app from an unknown publisher to make changes to your PC?”.

5. Follow the prompts to uninstall.

6. Restart your computer to complete the uninstall process.

What are the system requirements for AOL Shield Pro?

Here are the system requirements for the AOL Shield Pro browser:
  • Windows 7 (SP1 or higher), Windows 8, or Windows 10
  • Tablet and Mobile are not supported
  • An Intel Pentium 4 processor or later that's SSE2 capable
  • 350 MB of free disk space
  • 512 MB of RAM

Can I use AOL Shield Pro on a tablet?

The AOL Shield Pro browser is built to run on PC desktop and laptop computers only.

How do I make sure my AOL Shield Pro browser has the latest updates?

If you are connected to the internet, you will get periodic updates to the AOL Shield Pro browser. These updates will happen automatically and will require you to restart your browser. You may want to restart your browser at least once a week to make sure you have the latest updates.

Can I use AOL Shield Pro on a Mac?

The AOL Shield Pro browser is currently only available for desktop and laptop computers running Windows OS.