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AOL 9.0 VR (Vista compatible)  
9.0 for Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista - English Only Installation Instructions
AOL 9.0 Optimized  
9.0 for Windows 98/ME/2000/XP - English Only Installation Instructions
AOL Canadian Version 8.0  
8.0 for Windows 98/ME/2000/XP - English Installation Instructions
8.0 for Windows 98/ME/2000/XP - French Installation Instructions
AOL Canadian Version 7.0  
7.0 for Windows9x/ME/2000/XP - English
Browserless
Installation Instructions
7.0 for Windows9x/ME/2000/XP - French
Browserless
Installation Instructions
AOL Canadian Version 6.0  
6.0 for Windows 9x/ME/2000 (30 Mb)
Browserless
Installation Instructions
6.0 for Windows 2000 (28 Mb)
128-bit SSL
Installation Instructions
6.0 for Windows 9x (45 Mb)
128-bit SSL
Installation Instructions
AOL Canadian Version 5.0  
5.0 for Windows 95/98 (14 Mb)
Browserless
Installation Instructions
5.0 for Windows 95/98 (25 Mb)
128-bit SSL
Installation Instructions
AOL Canadian Version 4.0  
4.0 for Windows 95/98 (10 Mb)
32-Bit
Installation Instructions
4.0 for Macintosh (13 Mb) Installation Instructions
AOL Canadian Version 3.0  
3.0i for Windows 3.x (2.1 Mb) Installation Instructions
3.0i for Windows 95/98 (11.6 Mb) Installation Instructions
3.1 for Macintosh (8.2 Mb) Installation Instructions
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System Requirements:
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Check out the minimum hardware & Operating System requirements for each version:


AOL 9.0 Optimized:
System Requirements for AOL Canadian Version 9.0:

  • Microsoft® Windows 98 or higher
  • 64MB of RAM (128MB recommended)
  • 420MB of available hard-disk space
  • 800x600 resolution (1024x768 for optimal viewing)
  • Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher (IE 6.0 will be included in the download if you have a lower version)

AOL Canadian Version 8.0:
System Requirements for AOL Canadian Version 8.0:

    Minimum System Requirements for Microsoft® Windows 98
  • Pentium class processor, 166 MHz or higher
  • 64 MB (megabytes) of RAM minimum
  • Hard drive free space required for install: 141 MB*
  • VGA, SVGA or better display
  • 800x600 screen resolution for optimal viewing
  • 28.8 Kbps or faster modem or other means of Internet connection
  • Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher*
    * Requires up to 214 MB of free space if Internet Explorer 6.0 needs to be installed.
    Minimum system requirements for Microsoft Windows ME
  • Pentium class processor, 166 MHz or higher
  • 64 MB (megabytes) or more of RAM
  • Hard drive free space required for install: 129 MB*
  • VGA, SVGA or better display
  • 800x600 screen resolution for optimal viewing
  • 28.8 Kbps or faster modem or other means of Internet connection
  • Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher*
  • * Requires up to 185 MB of free space if Internet Explorer 6.0 needs to be installed.
    Minimum system requirements for Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Remote Access Services (RAS) Installed
  • Pentium class processor, 166 MHz or higher
  • 64 MB (megabytes) of RAM minimum
  • Hard drive free space required for install: 117 MB*
  • VGA, SVGA or better display
  • 800x600 screen resolution for optimal viewing
  • 28.8 Kbps or faster modem or other means of Internet connection
  • Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher*
  • * Requires up to 185 MB of free space if Internet Explorer 6.0 needs to be installed.
    Minimum system requirements for Microsoft Windows XP
  • Pentium class processor, 233 MHz or higher
  • 64 MB (megabytes) of RAM minimum
  • Hard drive free space required for install: 117 MB
  • VGA, SVGA or better display · 800x600 screen resolution for optimal viewing
  • 28.8 Kbps or faster modem or other means of Internet connection
  • Internet Explorer 6.0 (comes with Windows XP) or higher
  • Instructions

AOL Canadian Version 7.0:
System Requirements for AOL Canadian Version 7.0:

  • Windows 95,Windows 98, Windows Millenium Edition, Windows 2000 or Windows XP
  • Pentium-class processor
  • Remote Access Services (RAS) Installed (Windows 2000)
  • 32 MB (megabytes) of RAM minimum ( Windows 95/98/ME)
  • 64 MB (megabytes) of memory RAM, or more ( Windows 2000/XP)
  • Hard drive free space required for install:
      Windows 95 - 130 MB**
      Windows 98/ME - 113 MB**
      Windows 2000/XP - 108 MB ***
  • VGA, SVGA or better display
  • 640x480, 256 colors or better screen (optimized for 800x600)
  • 28.8 Kbps or faster modem or other means of an Internet connection
  • Internet Explorer 5.0+ ( Windows 95/98/2000)
  • Internet Explorer 6.0+ ( Windows XP)
    ** Requires up to 230 MB of free space for IE 5.5
    *** Requires 178 MB if IE 5.5 ( Windows 2000) or IE 6.0 (Windows XP) is installed.
  • Instructions

AOL Canadian Version 6.0:
System Requirements for AOL Canadian Version 6.0:

  • Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Millennium Edition or Windows 2000
  • 16 megabytes of RAM (64 megabytes recommended)
  • Pentium-class processor
  • 130 megabytes available hard disk space (Windows 95); 113 megabytes available hard disk space (Windows 98/Windows ME)
  • 640x480, 256 colors or better screen (optimized for 800x600)
  • 14.4 Kbps or faster modem
  • Internet Explorer version 5.0 or better.
  • Note: You may be given the opportunity to upgrade your Web browser to Internet Explorer 5.5 while you are upgrading your AOL Canada software. If you choose to upgrade your browser at the same time, you will need 100 additional megabytes of available hard disk space.
  • Instructions

AOL Canadian Version 5.0
System Requirements for AOL Canadian Version 5.0:

  • Windows 95 or Windows 98
  • 16 MB Ram (32MB HIGHLY recommended)
  • Pentium-class processor
  • 30 MB Hard Drive Space -90 MB may be required if using IE 4.0
  • 640x480, 256 colors or better screen (optimized for 800x600)
  • 14.4 Kbps or faster modem
  • Instructions

AOL Canadian Version 4.0 (32 bit)
System Requirements for AOL Canadian Version 4.0 (32 bit):

  • Windows 95
  • 16 MB Ram (32MB HIGHLY recommended)
  • Pentium-class processor
  • 30 MB Hard Drive Space -90 MB may be required if using IE 4.0
  • 640x480, 256 colors or better screen (optimized for 800x600)
  • 14.4 Kbps or faster modem
  • Instructions

AOL Canadian Version 4.0 for Macintosh
System Requirements for AOL Canadian Version 4.0 for Macintosh:

  • OS 7.5.3 (Updates available at Keyword MACUPDATE)
  • 16 MB Ram - 32MB if using OS 8
  • If less then 24 MB ram then enable Virtual Memory
  • PowerPC Processor
  • 30 MB Hard Drive Space
  • 256 Color/Grey Monitor
  • 14.4 Kbps or faster modem
  • Open Transport 1.1.1
  • Instructions

AOL Canadian Version 3.0i for Windows 3.x:
System Requirements for AOL Canadian Version 3.0i for Windows 3.x:

  • 486 or Pentium Processor
  • Windows 3.1 or Windows 95/98 operating system
  • 8 MB RAM
  • 15 MB disk space
  • 256 color monitor
  • 14.4 bps modem or higher, direct TCP/IP connection supported
  • Instructions

AOL Canadian Version 3.0i Windows 95/98:
System Requirements for AOL Canadian Version 3.0i for Windows 95/98:

  • Pentium Processor
  • Windows 95/98 operating system
  • 16 MB RAM
  • 50 MB disk space to install
  • 256 color monitor
  • 14.4 bps modem or higher, direct TCP/IP connection supported
  • Instructions

AOL Canadian Version 3.1 for Macintosh:
System Requirements for AOL Canadian Version 3.1 for Macintosh:

  • PowerPC Processor
  • 8 MB Physical RAM (16 strongly recommended)
  • If less then 16 MB ram then enable Virtual Memory or RAMDoubler.
  • 15 MB Free Space on Hard Drive
  • System 7.1.0 (System 7.5.3 Revision 2 or later recommended)
  • 640x400 Resolution, 256 Colors or shades of gray
  • 9600 bps modem (14.4 or 28.8 kbps modem strongly recommended, direct TCP/IP is supported)
  • Instructions

Macintosh Virtual Memory:
If you have less than 16 MB of Physical RAM, you must turn on Virtual Memory (see instructions below) or use RAMDoubler.
To turn on Virtual Memory:


  1. On the Apple menu, select Control Panels.
  2. In the Control Panels window, double click the Memory control panel.
  3. In the Virtual Memory section, click On.
  4. Close the Memory control panel.
  5. Restart your Macintosh for the change to take effect.

If you turn on Virtual Memory, check the free space on your Hard Drive to ensure that you still have 15 MB of free space on your Hard Drive.


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