Check if your AOL Desktop software is up-to-date 1. From the menu bar, click Help and select About AOL.3. This process causes the AOL Desktop software to check for updates. If you are using an older version of the AOL Desktop software, you will be presented with the AOL Software Update message to install an AOL Desktop software update. Click Yes, Install Now to begin the download and installation of the update. After the update is installed, launch the AOL Desktop software and check whether your Revision number matches a number listed in the above table.
Check your Revision number shown in the About AOL window and compare it to one of the numbers given in the table below for your version of the AOL Desktop software. If it still does not match, please repeat this entire process.
These updates help your software maintain optimal performance and keep you secure when you're online.
Note: Knowing what version of the AOL Desktop software you have and what updates you have installed are important if you need to run a Quick Restore.
Updates contain important changes to improve the performance, stability and security of the applications that run on your computer.
This free software updater will scan your PC and will inform you if it finds a software that hasn't been updated. Software Update is really friendly to tell me whether there is a new version and give me the link to download.
You will find all the necessary information about the update and you will get a link to update your software to the latest version.
This is because the settings for that email address need to be updated with the new password.
If you've forgotten your password, please see Retrieving a forgotten password instead.