Chapter 10. Finding Information

Hard disks are getting bigger, more information appears on the Internet by the minute, and you’ve got to find things fast! Fortunately, Windows comes to your rescue with powerful searching tools. Windows can quickly find files and folders that you need. You can search by filename, date, and location. In addition, Windows includes several Internet searching tools that enable you to find people and web sites that match the exact specifications you want to match.

Introducing Search

Click the Start menu to select the Search option. When you select Search, Windows XP uses the Search Companion, an animated screen character that can help you form your searches, to walk you through searching. If you elect to use the Search ...

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