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I bought a new pc and I want to transfer all my aol mail to my new computer. How do I go about it?
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by:lancecurwensville
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are you using the aol mail interface or a third party like outlook, eudora, or thunderbird?
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by:stricklyredd
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aol mail interface
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by:lancecurwensville
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On your new computer, download the AOL software, during the setup phase, select add existing account, it should pool all your settings and mail down from AOL's servers.  I believe that if you are utilizing AOL's client, it leaves a copy of your mail, contacts, etc. on their servers.
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by:stricklyredd
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Not the mail in the aol pfc, I think the pfc is computer specific
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you are correct, sorry.  Here is the documentation directly from AOL how to do this:

http://help.aol.com/help/microsites/microsite.do?cmd=displayKCPopup&docType=kc&externalId=219378

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