Google launches desktop search for Windows PCs

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Google launches desktop search for Windows PCs

Google has launched its long-anticipated local search tool for Windows PCs. The small 400 kb applet indexes Outlook and Outlook Express mail, Microsoft Office formats and AOL chat logs, (er, but I don’t use any of that – Ed) as well as plain text and HTML files on your hard drive. It also indexes Internet Explorer’s web cache. Google Desktop Search uses the browser user interface, and adds a tab to the Google home page.

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