As most of the WWW now knows, Microsoft had announced it would release a Desktop Search tool. The beta of the Desktop search was revealed today which can be downloaded at http://beta.toolbar.msn.com/. Have played around with it and the initial feeling is that it looks/works pretty cool. Would like to play more with it to find whats the functionality and speed is like. Some interesting features that I found are
1. Able to search PDF files by installing a Plugin
2. Search as you type
3. Integrates with Outlook
4. Accessible with a configurable hot key (default is ctrl + alt + m)
Bottom line: Amazing stuff and if beta is this, cant wait for the final version.
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