Wednesday, October 20, 2004

Google Desktop Search

I installed Google desktop search the other day. It is working out quite well. I’ve used it several times now for an actual purpose. Since I do a lot of my finances online, I have a lot of different logons and passwords. I used it to find my treasury direct logon, my pin number for Verizon Wireless, and the password for Adelphia.

Of course I’ve messed around with it a bit. It is so fast, about 100 times faster than Windows XP searching, and 1000 times faster than searching in outlook. It doesn’t seem to be slowing my PC down at all.

Microsoft says they are going to have their own search soon, but until then,

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