Posts under Search tag.

Bing Search Query Language Tips & Tricks

Bing has released a download documenting the Bing Query Language’ advanced operator syntax. Bing offers several ways to augment a basic Bing query. For the most part, we talk about using the Bing API to tailor requests. However, there is […]

image not found

Enhance Search with Microsoft Office 2010 Filter Packs

The Windows Search service can be enhanced by installing the Microsoft Filter Pack, which provides additional IFilters to support critical search scenarios across multiple Microsoft Search products. Microsoft Office 2010 Filter Packs The Microsoft Filter Pack is a single point-of-distribution […]

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Toolkit from Microsoft

The free  Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Toolkit Analyzer helps you increase traffic and visitors to your site, and as a result can increase the revenue you directly or indirectly make through your web-site. The SEO Toolkit Analyzer increases traffic to […]

Google Home page through the years … Changes again!

If you have opened the Google.com home page recently, you may have noticed one thing immediately! Google Home page changes through the years The size of the search box has been increased! “Starting today, you’ll notice on our homepage and […]

Change the location of Search Index in Windows 10/8/7

You may, if you wish, chose to change the default location of search index in Windows 10/8/7. It is, by default, stored at C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Search\Data  folder, which is a hidden system folder. Change location of Search Index To do so, Open […]

image not found

Windows Search Indexer is not working

If Windows Search or Search Indexer is not working properly or will not start in Windows 8 / 7, then this troubleshooting post may help you fix the problem. You may try the suggestions in any order you wish, but […]

The Blind Search Engine Test – Google vs Bing vs Yahoo

What happens when you do a search that doesn’t have branding. Are you swayed by the branding of your favourite search engines? Take the Blind Search Engine Test. Google vs Bing vs Yahoo To figure it out, Michael Kordahi has […]

How To Create Windows 7 Federated Search Connectors

Federated search enables users to search remote data sources from within Windows Explorer. Remote data sources make themselves searchable with a simple web front end that exposes their search capabilities. In fact, some data sources may already support the minimum […]

Download Search Connectors and Guide for Windows 7 Federated Search

TWC Forum Member iMav has created some Search Connectors for Windows 7. Federated search enables users to search remote data sources from within Windows Explorer. In Windows 7 searching for content, directly from the explorer.exe, on remote locations, has been […]

image not found

Create your own custom Accelerator for Internet Explorer

The new Accelerators in Internet Explorer 8 help you quickly perform your everyday browsing tasks without navigating to other websites to get things done. Simply highlight text from any webpage, and then click on the blue Accelerator icon that appears […]

Add Search the Internet link to Windows 7 Start Menu

In Windows Vista, you could search the internet through the Start Menu. However this ability has been removed from the Windows 7 Start Menu. In this post we will see how you can add Search the Internet link to Windows […]

Turn off display of recent search entries in Windows Explorer

To protect your search privacy, you may wish to Turn off display of recent searches. These are the same entries which appear in the drop-down, when you search through the explorer. Windows Explorer shows suggestion pop-ups as users type into […]

image not found

Fix: Search missing from start menu of Windows

If you find Windows Search missing from the Start Menu, then this post may interest you. Windows Vista’s SP1 changes the Search feature to allow users to choose a default desktop search program by using Set Default Programs from Control […]