Aoldial.exe is causing problems

  SB23 10:07 26 Nov 2005
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Have been using Aol Broadband for some time now,because of this I disabled the modem.All has been ok till recently.Now, when I try to close down my pc, aoldial.exe is still running and will not shut down,and it is taking 5 or 6 attempts to get the pc to turn off.This has been a problem on and off for a while now,but it is getting silly now,can I delete this little program or not?

  Gongoozler 10:15 26 Nov 2005

Have a look here click here

Near the bottom of the page is a paragraph titled PROGRAMS HANG / BECOME UNRESPONSIVE. This includes a suggestion "If Windows is hanging because it can’t force a program to terminate, one solution is to disable the automatic end task logic . Use this registry patch to force that setting change."

  stalion 10:22 26 Nov 2005

download and run this it should assist you in removing Aoldial.exe if you need further help post again
click here

  SB23 10:40 26 Nov 2005

Will this patch automatically cure my problem,and stop aoldial.exe from running,coz I don't understand what it will actually do

  SB23 10:42 26 Nov 2005

Similar program to this is Startup Inspector,which I have and according to the program aoldial is already turned off.

  stalion 10:46 26 Nov 2005

the link I have posted is to help you remove it

  SB23 10:48 26 Nov 2005

Thanks,will have a look,and let you know what happens.

  SB23 14:21 26 Nov 2005

Thanks for your help,problem seems to have been sorted,just rebooted pc,no mention of aoldial.exe needing to close.
Sb23

  phil46 14:46 26 Nov 2005

Disable auto dial click AOL ICON and choose settings and uncheck auto dial.

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