4 Reasons to Love AOL Desktop

  1. 1

    You're Connected

    - Stay connected with AOL Mail, chat on AIM with family and friends, and be in the know with world news and entertainment on AOL.com.

  2. 2

    It's Convenient

    - With AOL Desktop you have access to your online world, all in one place.

  3. 3

    Make it Your Own

    - Give your online experience a personal touch by customizing your toolbar and have on-click access to your most frequently visited websites from shopping to banking and much more.

  4. 4

    It's FREE & Easy

    - AOL Desktop is free and easy to download. With just a few clicks, you'll be up and running in no time.

Our latest version, AOL Desktop for PC 9.7.3 includes:

  • Improved mail and Web browsing
  • New AIM built right in
  • AOL Parental Controls Assistant
  • Install and launches quickly
AOL System Requirements

Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8 Internet Explorer 7.0, 8.0, 9.0 or 10.0 266 MHz or faster computer processor; 1024 x 768 or higher screen resolution recommended 1 GB RAM, 512 MB free hard disk space* 28.8 kbps or faster modem, or other Internet connection Windows 2000, ME or 98SE users please click here.

Note: If you are having trouble downloading AOL Desktop 9.7, please click here *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.