[FAQ] It’s NOT true that you will lose your high-speed connection to the Internet if you cancel AOL!


I’m not going to beat around the bush: AOL is run by liars, thieves and crooks. Take this lie slapped across a cancel page on aol.com:

This is a LIE

“If you cancel you will no longer have an Internet connection, live technical support or security software.”

FACT: In the US, most of you will NOT lose your high-speed connection to the Internet if you cancel AOL.

There are a few exceptions:

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[FAQ] Questions About Uninstalling AOL

Last updated 1-31-10.

This FAQ is for people having problems removing AOL. It is not a replacement for my how-to-uninstall AOL tutorials. Please see the tutorials if you missed them on your way in. You can leave a comment here or send me an email to get other questions answered or to offer up your own solutions.

If you’re looking for an operating system-specific FAQ, please see these:

The instructions on this page will work for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 users in most cases (if not, see the how-to pages linked to above). My tutorial index and FAQs are constantly updated to reflect changes in AOL’s and Microsoft’s software.

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