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					Links to download sites for Google Toolbar and Google Desktop Google Toolbar http://toolbar.google.com/T4/ Google Desktop http://desktop.google.com/ Internet Explorer Security Open Internet Explorer>Tools>Internet Options>Security Tab You should see the following… Security Tab

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Click on each of the 4 icons in turn and set their security level using the slider as follows… Internet Local Internet Trusted Sites Restricted Sites Medium Medium-High Medium High

Google DeskTop After you have downloaded Google Desktop go to the link below to learn how to use Google Desktop http://desktop.google.com/features.html Google ToolBar After you have downloaded Google Toolbar go to the link below to learn how to use Google Toolbar http://www.google.com/support/toolbar/bin/static.py?page=features.html&hl=en&v=4

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The sidebar in Google Desktop includes a news widget that learns from the articles you read and a feed reader widget that learns from the websites you ... desktop.google.com/ - 8k - Cached - Similar pages

Web site url [Universal Resource Locator] When using Google [or any search engine, for that matter] try using the following search delimiters to make your Internet search for specific. Search syntax requires that there be NO SPACE after any sign used such as + or – or : You can leave a space BEFORE any sign keyboard +shortcut +word Without the + signs, the search engine will find ALL instances of ‘keyboard’ including piano keyboards or accordion keyboards; all instances of ‘shortcut’ including hiking shortcuts or cooking shortcuts; all instances of ‘word’ including dictionary words, swear word or what have you…!! Millions of hits… With the plus [+] sign included the search engine will look for sites that have ‘keyboard AND shortcut AND word. This will reduce the number of hits dramatically. TIP: For ‘+word’ substitute ‘+outlook express’ or ‘+acrobat’ or ‘+excel’ to get keyboard shortcuts for those applications.

british columbia intitle:provincial parks This searches for all instances of the words ‘british’ and ‘columbia’ BUT the words ‘provincial’ and ‘parks’ must be in the title [see graphic above for location of title] british columbia inurl:provincial parks This searches for all instances of the words ‘british’ and ‘columbia’ BUT the words ‘provincial’ and ‘parks’ must be in the url [see graphic above for location of Universal Resource Locator] Searching the url will usually result in far fewer but more targeted hits. intext:waterfall This syntax searches for all instances of the word ‘waterfall’ in the text or body of a web site. This will generally result in very large numbers of hits. inurl:waterfall This syntax searches for all instances of the word ‘waterfall’ in the url of a web site. This will generally result in a much smaller numbers of hits. define:waterfall This syntax searches will define the word ‘waterfall’. You can use Wikipedia and get similar results define waterfall This syntax searches for all instances of the word ‘waterfall’ and the word ‘define’ This will result in a huge numbers of hits, most of which will have NOTHING to do with the intended search. intitle:waterfall filetype:doc This syntax searches for all instances of the word ‘waterfall’ in the title of a web site. By specifying the ‘filetype’ you will limit the search to web sites that contain Microsoft Word [.doc] documents. Examples of other file types you might search for: Adobe Acrobat Microsoft Excel Microsoft PowerPoint Rich Text Format Plain Text .pdf .xls .ppt .rtf .txt or .ans


				
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