Desktop search

  Diodorus Siculus 16:13 03 Oct 2006

What do people suggest as the best desktop search tool - preferably free, but I'll pay if there is a good enough reason.

I'm tired of the WinXP search tool and the time it takes. I don't use Outlook for mail so no need for it to be able to search those archives.

Thanks, Dio

  Kate B 16:15 03 Oct 2006

I use the Microsoft one - it seems the best on my machine.

  Graham. 16:32 03 Oct 2006

Be aware that a friend's PC slowed to a crawl due the kids installing a Desktop Search tool. It was constantly searching!

Took me a while to suss it, but once removed the problem was solved.

  rômanab 16:53 03 Oct 2006

I've used Copernic for a while now and I have to say I quite like it.

click here

  Diodorus Siculus 00:17 05 Oct 2006

Probably I'll go for the MS one unless anyone has anything more to say.

Thanks for the replies.


  Belatucadrus 00:57 05 Oct 2006

Copernic is good, but Agent Ransack is also worth a look click here

  lpl56407 06:02 05 Oct 2006

Try GOOGLE. Free and easy. Needs XP I believe.

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