Microsoft debuts beta version of Desktop Search tool

Posted on Monday, December 13 2004 @ 23:38 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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

Source: Reuters

The beta version can be download here.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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