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  1. I can't open my emails Why?

    Fix the email problems - cna't ope emails - can't delete emails must do 2 or 3 times. spam goes to recently deleted WHY all these problems??

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  2. Find a way for paying customers to get help for a problem that your site doesn't provide

    My cover page on Gold switched language and unable to change it to English

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  3. Beta Version

    Does all the info in the email I got about the Beta version apply to Desktop Gold, and do I need to initiate action to receive updates?

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  4. I am having NO AOL Desktop Gold experience; you keep kicking me off June 17&18, 2021

    My AOL is kicking me off. June 17 & 18, 2021. What are you doing to fix this?

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  5. Why do I have to click on email twice to get it to open? This has just started. New glitch?

    Why do I have to click on email twice to get it to open? This has just started. New glitch?

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  6. I am SICK of this!

    I am SO SICK of having to reset my settings EVERY TIME I WANT TO PLAY GLOBESPOTTER! It never works the first or even the third time because I just don't know which white circle to click on. I know what I want to play and it's not up to AOL to make it so blastedly hard for me to do it!

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  7. HOW TO STORE MY PASSWORD

    For 31 yrs of my AOL service I've been able to Store Passwords by typing that phrase into a box using Control K, then following the very simple process offered by AOL.

    Today I get no process for storing my password. Worse yet, I can't find any free "HELP" function available to me -- even though I pay $40/mo to AOL. That really sucks, unless someone reading this cares to help me store my password.

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  8. PLEASE

    AOL GOLD only keeps emails for 2 weeks. It would be great to have emails for at least 6 mos. Google has them forever. My son says this is why "no one has AOL anymore." I have had AOL for more than 30 years, and I have been happy with it, but I am not happy being able to retrieve emails than are more than 2 weeks old. PLEASE improve this!

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  9. I am having a hard time editing my address book

    I am having a very hard time editing my address book

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  10. Cancel my aol mail account

    I have been hacked on my e mail account I need to cancel accou

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  11. OOOPS- someone forgot the PASTE in the email, right-mouse-click drop-down!

    Here I am with the data copied, But WHERE oh Where is the PASTE?!!

    I NEED IT!!!

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  12. adding new user name to AOL Gold

    I am subscribed to AOL Gold and when I tried adding another username, I got the message that I need to subscribe to AOL Gold. Do I have to pay additional fees for each username?

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  13. Fix whatever is causing the EC 4004 and EC 4008 errors when trying to read and send emails

    Fix the cause of the frequent EC 4004 and EC 4008 errors that delay reading and sending emails.

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  14. PROBLEMS SENDING MAIL

    THIS IS OUTRAGEOUS.......HAVING PROBLEMS SENDING MAIL,CODE5016 !!!!!!!!!! TRY AGAIN IN 5 MINUTES & IN 5 MINUTES YOU STILL DON'T SEND THE MAIL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AOL GOLD IS THE MOST WORTHLESS "AOL" WE EVER HAD !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YOU & YAHOO CAN GO TO **** !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  15. address book

    yet another day goes by--probably 10 days now?? with no response from AOL technical support. My contacts list has disappeared in AOL desktop Gold only. can not get any support or help from AOL. Now I am starting to have the true meaning of AOL. A******* on Leave. What does it take to get help with this pitiful software

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  16. HELP FOR EMAIL PROBLEMS

    I now have 94 emails waiting for me to read, but I can't get to them....the page stays BLANK. I have SIXTY!!!! SPAM to get rid of, some duplicates I've gotten rid of numerous times. BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE! Now when I tap "Delete All" of the SPAM, it disappears and then reappears in the regular delete area so that I have to do each of them ONE AT A TIME!!! And WHY, WHY, WHY do you send some of the regular deleted emails BACK TO ME the next day????

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  18. address bar no longer works as advertised

    The 'address bar' on the top left of the wellcome screen no longer lets me directly search for a topic or place

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  20. my mail is not staying available for more than a day. I can't find emails that are over 24 hrs old

    If I have mail that is over 24 hrs old, it just disappears in the new mail box and after 48 hrs is gone from my old mail box... this just started to happen in the last few days.

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