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AOL Desktop ending free usage

AOL is ending free use of their Desktop application. Email will still be free as long as you log onto their website at or at

AOL will offer a new version of their Desktop application for $3.99 per month with the 1st month as a free trial. This will be named AOL Desktop Gold.

For anyone still using the AOL Desktop application you should receive an email directly


Verizon is moving its email to AOL. Don’t disregard the notification when you receive it. As per Verizon you will have 30 days to comply with the migration to AOL.

“What will happen if I decide to take no action to move my email?”

If you do not take action to move your email in the 30 day period after your notification, you will no longer be able to send or receive email using your email address. In addition, you will lose access to your current contacts, calendar(s) and email. After 90 days of inactivity, Verizon will delete your account. Doing so helps Verizon reduce their server storage needs and electrical consumption.


Windows 10 is still available.

If you missed the July 29, 2016 date to upgrade your computer to Windows 10 there is still time.

Go to the following Microsoft URL and upgrade now.