How to Install AOL Desktop Version 10.1 on Windows Vista

by Pallab Dutta

AOL's features-rich and quite comprehensive Internet software is widely accepted and downloaded by users worldwide. The latest version AOL® Desktop Version 10.1 is now loaded with new features, which enhance and manage all your Internet browsing and emails and also allows advanced navigation capabilities. If you have a Windows-installed PC, then it is recommended to install the latest AOL® Desktop Version 10.1. Installing the AOL Internet software on your desktop involves a few steps.

Step 1

Call up the AOL home page from the Resources section.

Step 2

Scroll down, and under the Services section, click "Downloads". You are taken to the Free AOL Downloads page.

Step 3

Choose AOL Desktop Version 10.1 and click the "Download Now" button. You will be prompted to either run or save the application.

Step 4

Click "Run" and allow the AOL Internet software to download. Downloading time will depend on your Internet connectivity speeds.

Open the downloaded AOL software and check all the features.


  • Restart your computer to ensure that the installation process was successful.

About the Author

Based out of the metropolitan Washington D.C. area, Pallab Dutta has written on business, technology and management issues since 1994. He has freelanced for “The Wall Street Journal," “The Economic Times” and “The Times of India." Dutta holds a Bachelor of Science in economics from Bombay University and a Diploma in modern information systems from IIT Bombay.

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