Desktop

Download, install, or uninstall Desktop Gold

Learn how to download and install or uninstall the Desktop Gold software and if your computer meets the system requirements.

System requirements for Desktop Gold

You’ll need at least 512 MB of free space on your hard drive and run Windows 7 or newer to download Desktop Gold on your computer.

Other system requirements:

• 1 GB RAM
• Internet connection
• Internet Explorer 7+
• 266 MHz or faster computer processor
• 1024 x 768 or higher screen resolution recommended

Download Desktop Gold

1. Sign in to your MyBenefits page.
2. Under ‘All Products’ scroll to ‘AOL Desktop Gold’.
3. Click Download Now.
4. Follow the installation steps listed below.

Install Desktop Gold

1. Search your inbox for the subject line ‘Get Started with AOL Desktop Gold’.
2. Open the email.
3. Click Download AOL Desktop Gold or Update Now.
4. Navigate to your Downloads folder and click Save.
5. Follow the installation steps listed below.

Uninstall Desktop Gold

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