AOL Instant Messenger Service
You may be one of the many out there on the internet who doesn't use
American Online as their internet service provider. Well, your
friends use it and they are all able to chat with each other with their
AOL Instant Messenger Service. You may have heard them refer to it
as their Buddy List or AOL pager.
This program is similar to the Yahoo
Pager which is free if you download it through Yahoo's
These pager programs, as long as you have them running, will let you know
when your friends are online (as long as they have them running
too). When you find one of your friends online you can start a real
time chat session with them.
Getting back to AOL, many people assume you
have to be with AOL to use their pager system. Well, you don't have
to have AOL as your internet service provider to use the AOL Instant
You can download the AOL Instant Messenger Service
from AOL, register for a user name and use it just like your friends that
are on AOL. It is a very easy process which you can begin by going
to the AOL web site and
downloading the Messenger. It will direct you through the rest of
what you need to do after you download and run the program.
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