How to Disable AOL AIM Automatic Active Updates?

Here are the steps on how to disable the Active updates from AOL AIM.

1. Make sure AOL AIM isn’t running

2. Located the ‘stic.dll‘. Usually this is in the ‘C:\Program Files\AIM6\services\softwareUpdate\’ folder.

3. Highlight and delete the ‘stic.dll’ file. If you couldn’t delete it, you might want to check if AOL AIM is still running or not by opening up Task Manager.

4. Start AOL AIM and it shouldn’t be prompting you for the annoying Active Updates window.