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Excellent

“Surprise. A good one.”

published 14/07/2001

ProExcellent support, wide range of features, freepho...

Cons£14.99 a month once you are paying for it.

I somewhat reluctantly decided to make use of my free month with AOL on 5th June 2001, after I had been getting by with various free Internet offers such as ic24 (which has sadly finished now). I do realise that with AOL you need to enter your credit card details, even for the free trial, which...

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Super

ProFree Trial period, fast connection, no cut-off, pa...

Conshave to install AOLs own software, poor webspace

AOL provide a Free trial of their service and some of the most unique content of any UK ISP such as in-built Parental controls and Homework help for the kids. I registered with AOL almost a year ago to the date because I recieved a special 3 month trial offer through the post. I thought it was...

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Super

ProIt covers everything, it's unlikely to go bust and...

Consit is absolutely huge

I'm in a love/hate relationship with AOL. I love it's adorable little extras and fast access - then it goes an upgrades itself and wipes half the stuff off my hard drive - THE B*ST**D! I've got an old computer. It only has a limited amount of space. I've been a professional photographer so...

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Not for me

“Not very Helpful Connie”

published 09/08/2002

ProAll in one Browser, great concept

Conshmmmm lets see

AOL is a superb concept in ISP browser interfacing! Unlike other ISP’s, who provide you with nothing more than the latest version of Microsoft Internet Explorer, (usually with their logo plastered all over the browser window, and the annoyance of not being able to change your home page from...

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Satisfactory

ProLogging Off

ConsSeedy Chatrooms

Now let me try and be positive, er........ no I can't! I range between dislike and hatred of AOL, which I am sure stands not for America on Line but something a lot closer to home, and normally located to the rear of one's y-fronts. Saying that I actually use them as my back-up ISP, well I do...

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Satisfactory

“AOL Danger”

published 12/03/2001

Prolooks good in theory

Conscrashes your computer

I am keeping this opinion short and sweet. Whilst i agree that AOL is feature packed, extremely user friendly and has cool features, see previous opinion, i think people should be aware of the havoc AOL 6 in particular can cause with your PC. AOL, unlike several other software ISP applications...

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Excellent

“Why you should choose AOL”

published 14/08/2001

ProLots!

ConsGetting Booted, some trouble loggin on

Ok let me start with the bad points, believe me AOL has a lot of them! I've been with AOL for just under a year now i think. AOL is cleverly weird.. if that makes any sense! It can be the most annoying thing in the world yet at the same time it has to be the best ISP EVER. When i first decided to...

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Excellent

Proeasy to use, lots of content, several email addres...

Conscan't view pictures in emails you have to download...

Have I gone stark raving bonkers? I think AOL is fantastic! Yes, despite it’s reputation and many quips about being Assholes OnLine, in my experience it’s all I could wish for! I have been online since Oct 1999. My first ever ISP was Currant Bun which was a pay by the minute. May average monthly...

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Excellent

“History of AOL”

published 12/08/2001

Profree dialing

Consmonthly subscription charge

America Online, Inc., company that operates America Online (AOL), a leading online service that provides access to the Internet, electronic mail (e-mail), and a wide variety of information to users of personal computers. Subscribers connect to the service over telephone lines using a computer and...

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Super

“Are you an AOL virgin....”

published 02/01/2003

ProEasy to use interface, many features

ConsBad tech support, cyber idiots and occasionally ba...

Well, are you? Have you used AOL? You not listening to Joanna Lumley saying, ‘Welcome’ when you sign on or, ‘Goodbye’ when you leave? How about being pounced on as soon as you get online because you have a profile that happens to mention you are a female and single for cyber sex? Ok, so as you...

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Good

“An Online Lover”

published 08/06/2001

Procheap

Conscrashes

Well, hope you liked my title, it's (AOL) not really that good. AOL (America On Line) is quite good, in that £15 a month covers all your call costs for the whole month, and gives you access 24/7. BT Internet do this, although I find them to be awful, and I rarely get a connection with them (2...

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Excellent

“Flat rate saves a packet”

published 26/01/2001

ProDirt cheap for heavy surfers

ConsGetting gradually slower and more heavily subscrib...

When i originally commented on AOL Flat Rate my experience was one of delight with unlimited connection, instant dial in and fast speeds. Things are not quite as rosy as they once were, but it's still a good deal. AOL has traditionally polarised popular opinion amongst users of the Internet...

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Excellent

“the best ISP”

published 27/08/2000

Pronoticfaction of email

Constoo dear

i think aol are one of the best if not the best internet service provider around the only thing is the prices are a bit dearer right now aol subribcers pay £9.99 a month plus 1p a min i used to be on aoland thought they were brilliant but had to change because it was getting abit dearer each...

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Excellent

“Excellent”

published 06/09/2000

ProSo many different conrtrols, customer services

ConsHave to pay monthly subscription fee.

I don't know why people put AOL down so much....well i do actually. I think the simple reason is that they have to pay a monthly subscription fee. People don't seem to want to pay this, why? I don't know, with all the content you get its well worth it. So, why do i pay the £14.99 that I do per...

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Satisfactory

Proit says 'you have mail', all it's services can be ...

ConsAnnyoing interface, no way of knowing if data is b...

I got an AOL free trial a few months ago to try it out since I loved the way it told you you had mail as soon as it came, and how you could access it all from the web when you're on holiday in a cyber cafe, but in the end, I decided to cancel the trial. Why? Well first, when I install it was kind...

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