Locate and right click on Aol icon from the system tray located at the bottom right corner of the screen.
Now from the list of options, select ‘Properties’.
Now you will get a drop-down menu
Copy the URL of the targeted file
Paste it in the Internet Explorer and verify if the software files are available
If there are no software files available, delete this icon from the desktop
Go to C:// and check if the ‘Aol Gold icon’ folder is working or not.
If it is working, create a new one for the desktop by right-clicking on this folder
In case if it’s not working, reinstall the Aol desktop gold software.