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One of the most historically important artifacts to come from the home computer telecommunications revolution was shareware CDs, compact discs put out by companies containing hundreds of megabytes of shareware. Initially containing less than the full capacity of the discs (600mb, later 700mb) these items eventually began brimming with any sort of computer data that could be packaged and sold. As material "ran out", that is, as sellers of these CDs found they were unable to easily find shareware ...



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The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This was a promotional CD-ROM for America On-Line version 9.0 released by The Mail on Sunday newspaper before the UK release of the Shrek 2 feature film. The CD-ROM includes a copy of AOL 9.0 and some promotional material for the film such as movie footage, screensavers, wallpapers and games.
Topics: AOL, America On-Line, Shrek, Shrek 2, Dreamworks, 2004, ISP
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This is a copy of the AOL 8.0 sign up and installation CD-ROM with the part number AOS310CD1. The CD contains just multiple installers: Setup80.exe (Install AOL 8.0) MSIE\MSIE6ME.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 6) MSIE\2K.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 6) MSIE\98.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 6) AOL70\Setup.exe (Installs AOL 7.0) AOL70\msie2k.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5) AOL70\msie9x.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5) The disc label also...
Topics: AOL, America On-Line, AOL 8.0, ISP, ISP sign-up, CD-ROM
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This is the installer for AOL 7.0, revision 4114.504 for 32-Bit Windows systems. Date is worked out from the latest file date stamp upon installation.
Topics: AOL, AOL 7.0, web browser, windows software
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This is a copy of the AOL 9.0 sign up and installation CD-ROM with the part number ART410NBCDV9. The date is worked from the latest date stamp of the files.
Topics: AOL, America On-Line, AOL 9.0, ISP, ISP sign-up, CD-ROM
CD-ROM Software Library
by America On-Line
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Topics: AOL, America On-Line, ISP sign-up, ISP
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This is a copy of the AOL 7.0 sign up and installation CD-ROM with the part number ADM206CD1. The CD contains just three installers: Setup.exe (Installs AOL 7.0) msie2k.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5) msie9x.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5) The date is worked from the latest date stamp of the files.
Topics: AOL, America On-Line, AOL 7.0, ISP, ISP sign-up, CD-ROM
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This is the installer for AOL 9.0, revision 4156.911 for Windows systems. Date is worked out from the latest file date stamp upon installation.
Topics: AOL, AOL 9.0, web browser, windows software
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This is the installer for AOL 7.0, revision 4114.176 for 32-Bit Windows systems. Date is worked out from the latest file date stamp upon installation.
Topics: AOL, AOL 7.0, web browser, windows software
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This is a copy of the AOL 8.0 sign up and installation CD-ROM with the part number AOS401CD1. The CD contains just multiple installers: Setup80.exe (Install AOL 8.0) MSIE\MSIE6ME.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 6) MSIE\2K.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 6) MSIE\98.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 6) AOL70\Setup.exe (Installs AOL 7.0) AOL70\msie2k.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5) AOL70\msie9x.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5) The disc label also...
Topics: AOL, America On-Line, AOL 8.0, ISP, ISP sign-up, CD-ROM
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This is a copy of the AOL 9.0 sign up and installation CD-ROM with the part number SOAF509CD2. The date is worked from the latest date stamp of the files.
Topics: AOL, America On-Line, AOL 9.0, ISP, ISP sign-up, CD-ROM
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This is a copy of the AOL 7.0 sign up and installation CD-ROM with the part number ADM206CD1. The CD contains just three installers: Setup.exe (Installs AOL 7.0) msie2k.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5) msie9x.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5) The date is worked from the latest date stamp of the files.
Topics: AOL, America On-Line, AOL 7.0, ISP, ISP sign-up, CD-ROM
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This was a promotional CD-ROM for America On-Line version 6.0 released by The Mail on Sunday newspaper to promote the Westlife Coast to Coast album release. The CD-ROM contained the AOL 6.0 software, 4 redbook audio tracks, 2 videos and additional exclusive footage. It also included a voucher for the album to be used in British entertainment retailer, HMV.
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Topics: AOL, The Mail on Sunday, 2001, ISP, Westlife
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This is a small application that was recovered from a Packard Bell iMedia PC (circa 2004) that promotes the AOL 8.0 internet service and web browser.
Topics: AOL, America On-Line, promotional, promotional software, adware, AOL 8.0, Packard Bell, windows...
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This is the installer for AOL 8.0, revision 4129.670 for 32-Bit Windows systems. Date is worked out from the latest file date stamp upon installation.
Topics: AOL, AOL 8.0, web browser, windows software
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This is the installer for AOL 7.0, revision 4114.540 for Windows systems. Date is worked out from the latest file date stamp upon installation.
Topics: AOL, AOL 7.0, web browser, windows software
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This is the installer for AOL Toolbar for Internet Explorer, version 1.13.
Topics: AOL, AOL Toolbar, toolbar, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Internet Explorer
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
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In the early 1990s, the service provider America On-Line (AOL) initiated a new "carpet-bombing" approach to acquiring new members, sending free CD-ROMs throughout the USA offering trial access to the service. This approach grew AOL from 200,000 accounts to over 22 million. Along the way, millions of CD-ROMs were produced for AOL, at one point representing 50% of all CDs being manufactured worldwide. As a result, millions of CDs landed in the world and went to all sorts of locations,...
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This is a copy of the AOL 7.0 sign up and installation CD-ROM with the part number ADD211CD1. The CD contains just three installers: Setup.exe (Installs AOL 7.0) msie2k.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5) msie9x.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5) The date is worked from the latest date stamp of the files.
Topics: AOL, America On-Line, AOL 7.0, ISP, ISP sign-up, CD-ROM
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This is a copy of the AOL 8.0 sign up and installation CD-ROM with the part number ADM305CD1. The CD contains just multiple installers: Setup80.exe (Install AOL 8.0) MSIE\MSIE6ME.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 6) MSIE\2K.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 6) MSIE\98.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 6) AOL70\Setup.exe (Installs AOL 7.0) AOL70\msie2k.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5) AOL70\msie9x.exe (Install Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5) The disc label also...
Topics: AOL, America On-Line, AOL 8.0, ISP, ISP sign-up, CD-ROM
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This is the installer for AOL 9.0, revision 4156.631 for Windows systems. Date is worked out from the latest file date stamp upon installation.
Topics: AOL, AOL 9.0, web browser, windows software
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
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This was a promotional tie-in between AOL and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring motion picture distributed by UK newspaper The Mail on Sunday in 2001. It includes the AOL 6.0 software, 3 movie trailers, 2 soundtracks (redbook audio) and behind the scenes footage.
Topics: LOTR, AOL, The Mail on Sunday, 2001, ISP
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by America On-Line
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This was a promotional CD-ROM for America On-Line version 7.0 released by The Mail on Sunday newspaper before the UK release of the Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones feature film. The CD-ROM includes a copy of AOL 7.0 and some promotional material for the film such as behind the scenes footage, stills from the film and some soundtrack audio (red book audio).
Topics: AOL, The Mail on Sunday, 2002, ISP, Star Wars