Saturday, 21 March 2009

AOL being irritating?

In 2000 we had serious problems with internet service providers and eventually changed to AOL in, which has been very reliable, in the last 9 years we have had about 4 days when we haven’t been able to access the internet.

A couple of weeks ago a really irritating popup search window started to appear when you sign on to AOL, it was so irritating that I considered changing to another internet service provider, if anyone else is having a problem with this here is how to remove it from your computer.

Close Internet Explorer and AOL, right click on the Internet Explorer icon on your desktop, click on properties, security tab, click on restricted sites, click on sites, in the add this website to zone add the following two sites http://uk.at.atwola.com/ and http://aka-cdn-ns.adtech.de/ and click on close and then OK.

2 comments:

  1. AOL will be pleased with you Michael. I am not a lover of AOL but I cant remember why but I expect it was a good reason at the time

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  2. cheers young man i got fed up with to thanks for info on how to remove.

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