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Post by spaghetti » Tue Jan 11, 2005 4:10 pm

I saw MSN Desktop Search on another computer and I was surprised by how well it works! It's actually fast and reliable... who knew MSN was capable of such? Anyway it seems it doesn't work on Windows Server 2003. :( Know of any similar apps that I can try? I really love how the search results pop up in the little fold-up window, and how quick it works. I tried an indexed search system before but it was slow and cumbersome.
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Post by Wagh » Tue Jan 11, 2005 4:31 pm

google has one
Bush and Hussein together in bed
Giving H-E-A-D head
Y'all motherfuckers heard what we said
Billions made and millions dead
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Post by spaghetti » Tue Jan 11, 2005 4:33 pm

It's pitiful though. Really is. :( It's like going on the internet to search for files that are three folders away.
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Post by Vchat20 » Tue Jan 11, 2005 10:37 pm

actually, you dont need a 'net connection to use googles desktop search. the desktop search software runs a tiny webserver on your computer which contains the interface for searching the results. do a quick search again and look at the address bar.
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Post by spaghetti » Wed Jan 12, 2005 2:18 am

I know that. It just feels cumbersome the way it works... at least MSN feels more like a part of Windows except for the eight-hundred MSN logos it puts everywhere. Either way I got MSN to work on Windows 2003 so all is good now... as soon as I finish eradicating MSN logos from it with Resource Hacker.
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Post by Wagh » Wed Jan 12, 2005 9:54 am

Yahoo has one now.
Bush and Hussein together in bed
Giving H-E-A-D head
Y'all motherfuckers heard what we said
Billions made and millions dead
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