Try to remove all broken shortcuts from the desktop.
Turn off or disable the system maintenance troubleshooter.
You also need to disable the task scheduler.
Or you can try to uninstall and Download AOL Desktop Gold again.
These are some of the steps you can try to retrieve or restore a missing AOL icon on your computer. If you still can’t restore it, you can contact AOL Customer Service 1-855-200-6941 for assistance.
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