AIM: im getting this message. is it safe?

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  1. sarahgop
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    Upgrade to the Newest Version of AIM!

    In just a couple of days you will no longer be able to use the version of AIM you are on. To avoid a lapse in service, you must upgrade now. Don't worry, the upgrade process is quick and painless - we promise.

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    is it ok to click on upgrade now?
     
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    No, it's best to sign off of the internet and avoid your computer from here on out.
     
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    Aim?
     
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    is it safe
     
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    I don't know what AIM is.
     
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    Instant message system in which two people can type to each other in real time. It is from Aol. I sure as hell hope I wouldn't lose mine in a few days. I have not got this message yet.
     
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    The message means that America Online will not support the previous version you have been using after a certain date. The America Online Instant Messenger software is known to have spyware and malware.
     
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    Thats not good, but I think as long as you scan the computer for viruses and malware you can tell if you have it and reboot your system or get a antivirus.
     
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    I have been getting this same stupid message. I don't understand how i get this IM when im using trillian not AIM. Can somebody help me with this i ran AVG and Malware and nothing showed up.
     
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    trillion logs in with the AIM server
     

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