Windows Desktop Search


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Windows Desktop Search

The capability of searching indexed files and folders in a Windows XP computer. Starting with Windows Vista, Windows Desktop Search was superseded by Windows Search, which can look for both indexed and non-indexed files. See Win Desktop search and Win Finding files.
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Copernic, a Windows desktop search engine, has released version 6 with completely overhauled technology New search capabilities include the ability to search Microsoft OneNote, Lotus Notes 9, and Microsoft Outlook offline.pst archive, as well as expanded interface languages--English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Mandarin, Russian, and Italian.
The Windows Desktop Search helps users find files, folders or applications across their PCs, HomeGroup, or the entire network in just seconds, so users no longer need to filter through several folders to track down essential documents.
Right away, industry analysts cautioned CIOs and IT managers to examine the Google tool closely, warning them that it couldn't fully replicate in Gmail the functionality of the Outlook-Exchange combination, lacking basic features like the ability to synchronize Outlook notes and tasks, for example.Barely a week after the tool's announcement, Google acknowledged it had several embarrassing bugs, including that it broke Windows Desktop Search, which is used to search Outlook data.