Microsoft today launched a beta version of its desktop search tool. This tool is ment to find documents, e-mail and other files stored on your own HDD.
Both Google and Yahoo are also introducing similar desktop PC search tools.
"Our ambition for search is to provide the ultimate information tool that can find anything you're looking for," Yusuf Mehdi, corporate vice president at the software giant's MSN Internet division, told reporters.
Microsoft is deploying its new desktop search tool through a set of different toolbars that can be installed on the Windows desktop, the Internet Explorer