AOL Thailand Beta

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Lee, Mar 19, 2004.

  1. Lee

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    Well if you didn't know, Thailand Beta is AOL's version 9.

    I have been a beta tester for about 5 months now. 3 beta's ago I could use the dialer feature, but could not log on using the software. Since then I stuck to AOL 8.

    AOL 8 works fine. The latest beta, well I find it odd as they reckons they're going to have the first release mid March for AOL 9. I was wondering if anyone else has had severe problems with Thailand Beta?

    Is there going to be a mid March working release, ne1 know?
     
  2. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    I am testing for them too and the first cd i got sucked money balls. My internet wouldnt connect fast and it was just sucky. I just went back to aol 9.0. Why would u go back to 8.0? Is that the only cd u have?
     
  3. Lee

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    Reread what I wrote.
     
  4. Terrahertz

    Terrahertz Extinction Agenda Political User Folding Team

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    This is funniest thing Ive read all day lol :D
     
  5. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    Your the funniest lookin person i seen in my life...Ha ha jk i unno what u look. :)
     
  6. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    Anyone using AOL is a beta tester.

    Drop that garbage ISP, even earthlink is better [not by much].
     
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    Aohell
     
  8. 2z

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    nowt wrong with it :p

    I used it for 3 year, it served me well

    come on lets here what you think is so bad about AOL ?????

    [​IMG]
     
  9. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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  10. 2z

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    ffs j79zlr Im not reading all that
    LMAO :p

    can you be a more specific ?
    in laymans terms *no gobbledeegook plz *

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  11. 2z

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    ok so I read it all

    thats the biggest load of BS I've read in a while

    not true
    can an AOL user plz tell us what thier current cache size is

    if they dont have the answers ~ how the hell they comment on it ?

    not true
    AIM has 1 small ad
    it blends in & is hardly noticeable

    not true
    can an AOL user run adaware & tell us how much spyware they have after a day of normal surfing plz

    not true
    spam is filtered out before the user gets mail

    not true
    quite a few sites for me wouldnt open with IE but would with AOL
    themexp for one when it was having trouble
    also AOL compresses images making loading time quicker in most cases

    not true
    on dialup the longest I spent online without a break was 7 days
    AOL never said a word

    FFS what kind of statement is that tell me one company that isnt driven by profits
    and I'll show you a complete set of losers

    [​IMG]
     
  12. 2z

    2z OSNN Gamer

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    next
     
  13. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    dude, if you don't want to face fact then don't, all I can do is give you the information. AOL uses a VPN connection instead of a normal TCP/IP stack so they can monitor your activity. This is very easy to verify. I have fixed PCs with AOL that has a LSP chain error so the TCP stack was damaged, couldn't connect on my LAN, but could dial in with AOL.

    How big is AOL 9.0, 80MB compressed? How is all that **** necessary for a DSL connection? Cable connection? I don't have to install anything to use my ISP.

    Whats up with the smug 'next' comment. Do you really think you're better because you use AOL? What are you, 3 or 73?

    Question, whats the advantage of paying double or triple for worse service, ads in your browser, and the perception [or reality] that you have no idea what you are doing?
     
  14. 2z

    2z OSNN Gamer

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    LMFAO

    I cant face facts cos there are none

    VPN TCP/IP LSP STACK ????????????
    wot did I say *no gobbledeegook plz *

    how big is IE & outlook & Virus Scanner & popup stopper & IM client not far of 80 meg I'll bet
    image compression can be turned off in the options

    your point being ?

    I dont use AOL ~ I use Nildram
    I think Im better cos I dont fall for anti AOL propoganda

    Im 37 how old are U

    ask the millions of people who are happy with AOL

    wot ads there are none in the browser
    someone get us a screenshot of the browser plz

    typical stereo type of an AOL user
    I say you have no idea what you are doing
    falling for anti AOL propoganda

    :mad:
     
  15. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    whatever, VPN = virtual private networking, TCP = transmission control protocol. I have made alot of money removing viruses from AOL infected computers running AOL 9.0 thinking it was protecting them.

    Everytime you sign on to AOL you have an ad shoved in your face and you have to click "No thanks" before you can proceed, that is just assinine.

    AOL'S BROWSER IS INTERNET EXPLORER

    Its not Anti AOL propoganda, AOL is garbage. They monitor your online activity and direct your searches to sites they think you should go to, block sites "they" think you shouldn't view, charge $23.95 for dial up access that you could easily get for atleast half of that with minimal looking.

    You keep saying anti-AOL propoganda, but I am giving you facts, I want some facts to backup your claims, "untrue" just doesn't cut it for me.

     
  16. Well come on, Ive never used it, but there must be some reason why soooo many people hate it so much?
    Why SHOULD people be forced to install some extra crap just to use an ISP, why not do as pretty much everyone else does and just let you use what you want?
     
  17. 2z

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    options / preferences / marketing / untick show advertisement at start up

    you are giving me other peoples facts ~ anybody can copy & paste from the thousands of anti AOL propaganda sites

    I am giving you facts based on my own informed 3 years hands on unbiased experience
    I cant give you screen shots because as I have already stated I no longer use AOL

    @ Unleashed its mainly Americans that don't like AOL
    they have a problem with businesses making lots money and cornering the market
    M$ went through a similar witch hunt in the late nineties
    remember that ? all the paranoia about hidden files and URL's in the registry

    q[^_^[p
     
  18. 2z

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    BS once again absolute BS

    unreal the crap that is spouted in this thread

    [​IMG]
     
  19. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    You do know in the end of 2002 AOL posted a total yearly loss of 98 billion dollars, thus causing Ted Turner to step down as the CEO. I am not sure what the 2003 loss was. The subscriber base has declined 13 million from 35 million in 2002 to around 22 million now.

    OK, I'm done with this bantering, but my point is AOL is evil, people use because they are uninformed. But, people are becoming more informed as the numbers and revenue losses show.

    Why are you such an AOL advocate? You yourself have stated that you dropped them, why if you love them so much. Oh, yea, and you shouldn't have to uncheck an option to not show ads.
     
  20. Lee

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    I started this thread and it's been hijacked. So why my last comments removed, I did not swear and 'lamers' is not swearing either.