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Ok, my dell is here. Nice, and fast. But it has AOL...

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Do I have to call and cancel even if I did not install the fricking aol software and my computer has not been connected (nor will be) to the internet? God, the price is nice but I just spent the last half hour uninstalling pure @#$%.
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Go under control panel, add/remove programs, find AOL and click "remove". That should work.
    
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i work at best buy... they wont bill you unless you register it and use a credit card to verify who you are. you are cool with just inistalling
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Oh, I uninstalled it... it's just that it says I have 90 days free and then paying starts. Do I have to call and cancel the service? Does dell just supply you the aol preinstalled and earthlink pre-installed or do they install AND turn it on?

Any previous dell buyers?
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Billing will only occur if you try to use the software after the free trial period. After that, they won't be able to bill you unless they have your billing information. If you didn't sign up for it, you won't have to pay.

Edit: They just install the software. you are not obligated to use any of it.
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