Re: AOLO user check

by Virginia Blalock <virginia(at)>

 Date:  Sat, 20 May 2000 14:13:33 -0500
 To:  "Hwg-Techniques" <hwg-techniques(at)>
 References:  rr barnum
  todo: View Thread, Original
At 01:54 PM 5/20/00 -0400, Darrell King wrote:

>AOL5 rewrites almost 5 megabytes of Windows core files when installed.  No
>backups are made, and re-installing over the old Winodws installation will
>not overwrite these files or delete them.  The only way I havew heard that
>will return your computer to pre-AOL is a complete format and Windows

When a similar thing happend to me, I reinstalled Windows into a different 
directory. I did not have to re-format my HD. I did have to reinstall some 
apps, though.

Virginia's Visions

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