Google Desktop Search

Though in beta version, Google Desktop Search is fantastic.

It can perform keyword search in Words, Excel, Powerpoint, txt and HTML files on hard-disk and present the results as a WWW search result layout. I can say this is going to be the most fascinating program in desktop OS. Just wonder why Microsoft can not develop such a useful tool.

For web search, Google can look for key words in pdf documents. This is not availble in Google Desktop Search. I very much hope the next version will handle pdf documents in addition to MS Office documents.

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