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Sams Teach Yourself Internet and Web Basics All in One by T. Michael Clark, Bob Temple, Ned Snell

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Taking a Quick Tour of AOL

AOL has a lot more to offer than can be covered in one chapter of this book. If you decide to become an AOL subscriber, I strongly recommend that you pick up a Sams book on using AOL.

Let's take some time, however, to take a quick look around the service to see what it offers.

Remember now, AOL also allows you full access to the Internet, so you can get everything that's on the Web, too. This section just covers the stuff that's only available to AOL members.

The Welcome Screen

When you first log on to AOL, you're greeted by a warm, “Welcome!” (assuming you have a sound card and speakers in your system). The Welcome screen ...

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