Setup for AOL (Polling Mode)
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Polling Mode will clean out the spam, but also let you continue to access AOL from the AOL browser.

To set up your account:

Install Web2POP (
Install AOL support from JMA software (
Make sure Web2POP runs at startup.

In Spam Sleuth
1.   Choose Configure...
2.   Choose Accounts
3.   Hit the Add... button
4.   Choose Polling Mode
5.   Enter your e-mail address
6.   Set the Incoming Server (POP3) to the word 'localhost' (without the quotes) or
7.   Set the Outgoing Server (SMTP) to You'll need to be connected with AOL software.
8.   Enter your full AOL e-mail address for your username. Example:
9.   Enter your password for your AOL account
10.   Set to check every 20 minutes