Google Desktop

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Larry's Any Text File Indexer

For you Google Desktop users out there (it should be all of you), be sure to grab Larry's Any Text File Indexer.  This allows me to search code files quickly when VS.NET isn't running. Technorati Tags: Google Desktop

posted @ Monday, January 14, 2008 5:41 PM | Feedback (5)

Google Desktop - Search Desktop by default

I swore that Google Desktop used to provide a means for setting it to search the desktop by default, instead of the web.  Jess confirmed this for me.  He's running version 5.1.0707 and I'm running version 5.7.0712.  I guess they decided to take this feature away for some reason.  Jess found the option on the 'Display' tab of the desktop preferences.  But the option isn't there for me. I decided to jump into the registry to see if anything jumped out at me.  Sure enough, something did.  The key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Deskbar has REG_SZ setting for "search_type."  The value was...

posted @ Tuesday, January 8, 2008 9:47 AM | Feedback (4)