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The AOL CD-ROM Collection

America On-Line

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, piling up and becoming landfill, filled storage, and art. Multiple thousands of variations were produced during this time.

This collection will comprise as many unique versions of AOL CDs as can be found.



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The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by Cap'n Crunch
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This game was created after the "Where's The Cap'n" AD campaign and was later revealed that he was helping the crunchlings defeat the crunchium thief. In the game you help raise a baby crunchling by feeding it Cap'n Crunch and training it with three mini-games based on jumping, strength and speed. When your crunchling has been fully raised you can then challenge the crunchium thief to beat the game in challenges that are similar to the mini-games. It also comes with a free trial of...
Topics: Cap'n Crunch, Crunchling Adventure, Crunchling, Adventure, Crunchium, CD-ROM, Game, Windows 95, Mac...
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by SoftKey International
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favorite 4
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AOL CD-ROM: Key Clip Art 25,000 (Softkey) (KCT 844 AE CD)
Topic: AOL CD-ROM
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
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favorite 3
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Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing (Version 12.01) (380858A-CD) (2001)
Topics: Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing, Mavis Beacon, Typing, Program, CD, AOL
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I got this game today and thought I'd share with you guys. Oh yeah, it's also got an AOL trial included on it. ;)
Topics: dec3199, knowledge munchers, 1997, windows, windows 95, education, educational, disc, learn,...
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by Australian Consolidated Press
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Australian PC User October 1999 Disc 1 PC User-Productivity disc - October 1999 Edition ========================================= What's on this month's CD-ROM. To easily view this file in Notepad, select WordWrap from the Edit Menu. Note: Full installation tips and warnings are included in the PC User Offline Web pages. We recommend that users browse our CD using the Web pages before installing software. (See installation details in readme.txt). Special Features this month...
Topics: Australian PC User, pc user, game, pc, computer, disc, cd, cover cd, cover disc, magazine
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by EA Sports; Post Foods
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"To support its sponsorship of Major League Baseball, Post Cereal is delivering interactive baseball games to consumers via six collectible CD ROMs in specially marked packages. Spending on the promotion between all partners tops $10 million. Some 40 million “3 Ways to Score” CDs feature games, virtual trading cards, video segments covering all of the Major League Baseball teams. Twenty Post brand cereals will carry the CDs through summer’s end including, Raisin Bran, Honey Bunches...
Topics: demo, baseball, AOL, Upper Deck, Real One, MLB, trading cards, Windows 98 CD-ROM, Windows XP CD-ROM
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by Infogrames Interactive, Inc.
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Candy Land (Infogrames Interactive) (2002)
Topics: Candy Land, Board Game, CD, Game, Hasbro, AOL, General Mills, Inforgrames, Infogrames Interactive,...
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Windows 7 for Dummies eLearning Kit (Part #978KPART23704) (CD ID #MD05109A) (2011) Dummies eLearning README file Copyright (c) 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. This README file contains information to help you get started using Dummies eLearning. This course requires no installation. CONTENTS ============================= 1. System Requirements 2. Launch Instructions 3. Troubleshooting 4. Copyright Information 5. Contact Information ============================= 1. System Requirements...
Topics: For Dummies, Windows, Windows 7, CD, Program
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by Australian Consolidated Press
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PC User-Productivity disc - January 1999 Edition ======================================================== What's on this month's CD-ROM. ====== Disc 1 ====== PCPlayer Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine, Wheel of Time, Dungeon Keeper 2, FIFA 2000, Total Annihilation: Kingdoms Feature OmniPage Pro 10 demo PIMs and calendars Pegasus Mail for Windows v. 3.12a, NoteTab Pro v. 4.6a, Clipmate for Windows v. 5.1.08, SiSoft Sandra v.8.5, Password Keeper v. 5.4, AnyWhere 2000 v. 4.0, WS_FTP LE...
Topics: Australian PC User, 2000, pc, computer, cd, disc, cover cd, cover disc, PhotoExpress, PC Player, PC...
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Compton's Interactive Encyclopedia 1995 (Version 3.00) (Windows) (1997)
Topics: Compton's Interactive Encyclopedia, Interactive Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia, Windows, CD, Program,...
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by Australian Consolidated Press
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Australian Personal Computer (APC) CD - November 2000 Disc 1 ==================================== apcmag.cd November 2000 Vol 5 No. 11 ==================================== *Select Word Wrap* Product Index - November CD This index lists all the products that are featured in this month's CD 1.    Workshop Windows 100 Proof Cocktail Planner 5.0, 123 FREE Solitaire 4.4, 3DNomaad 1.5, Adobe Illustrator 9, Crossword Compiler 5.1, Full Motion Video 3.0.2, HotDog Professional 6.2, Kyodai Mahjongg...
Topics: Australian Personal Computer, APC, CD, disc, cover cd, cover disc, magazine, windows, linux, os/2,...
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
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Aol 9.0 Optimized 1099 Hours Free - Free Seinfeld Trivia Game TR0411R95
Topics: aol, seinfeld, cd
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Try AOL 9.0! 1175 Hours Free - Star Wars Episode III Revenge Of The Sith Package - RA0505M30 Disc - RA0505R27 Insert - RA0505B34
Topics: aol, star wars, episode 3, cd
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AOL 9.0 Optimized - Faster Web Surfing Sleeve - BA0408M12 Disc - 0N012R1-M
Topics: aol, isp, cd
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by AOL
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AOL 9.0 - Try AOL 90 Days Risk-Free Package - RA0602M4 Disc - RA0605R42-C
Topics: aol, mcaffee, games, cd
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Post-it Software Notes (Version 1.5 for Windows) (Smart Saver) (TLC Multimedia) (1999) Compare with https://archive.org/details/Post-it_Software_Notes_v1.5_-_Win95_Eng
Topics: Post-it Notes, Sticky Note, Post-it Software Notes, CD, Program, AOL, Smart Saver, TLC Multimedia,...
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AOL 7.0 - 1025 Hours Free For 45 Days Sleeve - 216594  PA902M12 Disc - PA902R11
Topics: aol, cd, isp
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Try AOL 9.0! (2 Months Free) - Star Wars Episode III Revenge Of The Sith Disc Label: CR0505R151SW
Topics: AOL, Star Wars, Episode 3, Episode III, CD
AOL New Version 9.0 Security Edition 1175 Hours Free - Free McAfee VirusScan Online Pouch Version Package - RA0503M8 Disc - RA0502R1
Topics: aol, mcafee, cd
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This is the driver CD that came with the MicroLink 65k modem from ELSA. It includes drivers/stup programs, manuals, AOL installers, Acrobat Reader, a demo of the game "Forsaken", and some useful shareware programs (WinZip, ZOW, Paint Shop Pro, etc.)
Topics: Driver, CD, ELSA, MicroLink
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
by AOL
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AOL Version 7.0! 1000 House Free! Disc: RA502R4 Sleeve: RA102M17
Topics: aol, cd
AOL New Version 9.0 Security Edition 1175 Hours Free - Free McAfee VirusScan Online  Jewel Case Version Liner - RA0507M11 Disc - RA0508R13 Front Sticker - RA0504S59 Back Sticker - RA0503S29
Topics: aol, mcaffee, cd
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AOL Version 7.0 Platinum Premier: 1025 Hours Free! Liner: RA602M44 Disc: RA602R39
Topics: aol, cd
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AOL 1175 Hours Free - Free NFL Content RA0509M31
Topics: aol, nfl, cd
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AOL 9.0 - 1175 Hours Free! For 50 Days Disc - PM0508R10 Metal Tin - PM0508M47
Topics: aol, isp, cd
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All-New! America Online (Version 8.0) (ABR801b) (2002)
Topics: America Online, AOL, CD, Program
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AOL 9.0 Security Edition: New! 1175 Hours Free For 50 Days Disc: PM0503R1 Metal Case: PM0503M2
Topics: aol, isp, cd
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AOL Version 7.0: New! 1025 Hours Free! For 45 Days Disc -AM702R1 Sleeve - AM702m2
Topics: AOL, CD
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by AOL
texts
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AOL 9.0 Trial CD 2003 9.0 Optimized 1099 Hours Free for 50 days
Topics: AOL, CD, Trial
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America Online 6.0 - 700 Hours Free (AM301R5)
Topics: aol, america online, isp, cd
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Peoplepc Online - Being Charged too Much For Internet Service? DM0706v1
Topics: peoplepc, aol, isp, cd
Um dos CDs sobreviventes da AOL na minha coleção. Texto copiado do arquivo "leiame.txt": REQUISITOS DO SISTEMA --------------------- Para a instalação do navegador America Online é necessário um computador com a seguinte configuração: - Processador Pentium(TM)  - 16 Mb de memória RAM - 40 Mb de espaço livre no disco rígido - Monitor com resolução de 800 x 600 pixels, 256 cores (mínimo) - Modem 28.800 bps - Sistema operacional Windows 95 ou Windows 98
Topics: AOL, America Online, CD, software, Internet
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Um dos CDs sobreviventes da AOL na minha coleção. Texto copiado do arquivo "leiame.txt": REQUISITOS DO SISTEMA -------------------------------------- Para a instalação do navegador America Online é necessário um computador com a seguinte configuração: - Sistema operacional Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000 ou Windows XP (esta versão NÃO é compatível com Windows NT) - Processador Pentium(TM) 100 MHz ou compatível (166 MHz para Windows 2000) - Mínimo 16 Mb...
Topics: AOL, America Online, CD, software, Internet
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AOL 9.0 Optimized - Get Optimized (2003)
Topics: AOL, AOL CD, AOL 9.0 Optimized, Get Optimized, software, windows, cd-rom
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Um dos CDs sobreviventes da AOL na minha coleção. Texto copiado do arquivo "leiame.txt": REQUISITOS DO SISTEMA -------------------------------------- Para a instalação do navegador America Online 7.0 é necessário um computador com a seguinte configuração: - Sistema operacional Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000 ou Windows XP (esta versão NÃO é compatível com Windows NT) - Processador Pentium(TM) 166 MHz ou compatível  - Mínimo 16 Mb de memória RAM (32 Mb...
Topics: AOL, America Online, CD, software, Internet
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Um dos CDs sobreviventes da AOL na minha coleção. Texto copiado do arquivo "leiame.txt": REQUISITOS DE SISTEMA --------------------- Para a instalação do navegador America Online é necessário um computador com a seguinte configuração: - processador Pentium(TM)  - 16 Mb de memória RAM - 30 Mb de espaço livre no disco rígido - monitor com resolução de 800 x 600 pixels, 256 cores (mínimo) - modem 28.800 bps - sistema operacional Windows 95 ou Windows 98
Topics: AOL, America Online, CD, software, Internet
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Um dos CDs sobreviventes da AOL na minha coleção. Texto copiado do arquivo "leiame.txt": REQUISITOS DO SISTEMA --------------------- Para a instalação do navegador America Online é necessário um computador com a seguinte configuração: - Processador Pentium(TM)  - 16 Mb de memória RAM - 40 Mb de espaço livre no disco rígido - Monitor com resolução de 800 x 600 pixels, 256 cores (mínimo) - Modem 28.800 bps - Sistema operacional Windows 95 ou Windows 98
Topics: AOL, America Online, CD, software, Internet
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Um dos CDs sobreviventes da AOL na minha coleção. Texto copiado do arquivo "leiame.txt": REQUISITOS DO SISTEMA --------------------- Para a instalação do navegador America Online é necessário um computador com a seguinte configuração: - Processador Pentium(TM)  - 16 Mb de memória RAM - 40 Mb de espaço livre no disco rígido - Monitor com resolução de 800 x 600 pixels, 256 cores (mínimo) - Modem 28.800 bps - Sistema operacional Windows 95 ou Windows 98
Topics: AOL, America Online, CD, software, Internet