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Cannot Update Subscriptions Automatically with America Online

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You cannot use schedules to update subscriptions when America Online is your Internet service provider (ISP).

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To use schedules for subscription updates, you must use Microsoft Dial-Up Networking as your dialer to establish a connection to your ISP. America Online uses a proprietary dialer.

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To work around this issue, manually update your subscriptions. To do so, follow these steps:
1.Connect to America Online.
2.In Internet Explorer, click Update All Subscriptions on the Favorites menu.
NOTE: If you do not want to update all of your subscriptions, click Manage Subscriptions on the Favorites menu, right-click the subscription you want to update, and then click Update Now.

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More information

For additional information about subscriptions, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
171227 How to Use Subscriptions in Microsoft Internet Explorer
The third-party product discussed in this article is manufactured by a vendor independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding this product's performance or reliability.

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Keywords: kb3rdparty, KB174839

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Article Info
Article ID : 174839
Revision : 4
Created on : 1/20/2007
Published on : 1/20/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 439