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A guide to uninstall AIM for Windows from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove AIM for Windows for Windows. The Windows release was developed by AOL Inc.. Additional info about AOL Inc. can be read here. AIM for Windows is usually installed in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM folder, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the application. The full command line for uninstalling AIM for Windows is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\uninstall.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for admin rights. AIM for Windows's primary file takes around 2.79 MB (2930288 bytes) and is called aim.exe.

The executable files below are part of AIM for Windows. They take about 2.99 MB (3134848 bytes) on disk.

  • aim.exe (2.79 MB)
  • aolload.exe (10.33 KB)
  • uninstall.exe (189.44 KB)


This info is about AIM for Windows version 1.2 only. Click on the links below for other AIM for Windows versions:


If planning to uninstall AIM for Windows you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM

Files remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\aim.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\aoldiag.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\aolload.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\Cookies
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\data_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\data_1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\data_2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\data_3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000002
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000003
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000004
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000005
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000006
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000007
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000008
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000009
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00000b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00000c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00000d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00000e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00000f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000010
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000011
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000012
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000013
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000014
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00001c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00001e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00001f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000020
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000021
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000023
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000024
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000025
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000026
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000027
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000028
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000029
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00002a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00002b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00002c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00002d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00002e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00002f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000030
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000031
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000032
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000033
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000034
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000035
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000036
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000037
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000038
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000039
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00003a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00003b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00003c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00003d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00003e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00003f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000040
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000041
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000042
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000043
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000044
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000045
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000046
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000047
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000048
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000049
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00004a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00004b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00004c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00004d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00004e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00004f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000050
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000051
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000052
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000053
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000054
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000055
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000056
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000057
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000058
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000059
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00005a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00005b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00005c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00005d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_00005f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000060
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000061
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000062
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000063
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000064
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000065
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000066
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\AOL\AIM\cache\f_000067

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AIM


How to erase AIM for Windows from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

AIM for Windows is an application offered by the software company AOL Inc.. Frequently, people decide to uninstall this application. This can be difficult because performing this by hand requires some experience related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE practice to uninstall AIM for Windows is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your PC.

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  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate AIM for Windows or simply click the Search feature and type in "AIM for Windows". The AIM for Windows program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select AIM for Windows in the list of programs, some data about the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about AIM for Windows, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove AIM for Windows.
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8. After removing AIM for Windows, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of AIM for Windows which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling AIM for Windows using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall AIM for Windows by AOL Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that AIM for Windows by AOL Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall AIM for Windows in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-08-05 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-05 20:32:42.653