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Google Desktop's Ctrl,Ctrl feature on windows?

One thing I like about Google Desktop is you can configure it so that when you press Ctrl,Ctrl, it will bring up a dialog that looks like this: The dialog will have focus and I can type in there, ...
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Replacement for Google Desktop

Although Google Desktop was discontinued long ago, I kept the installer and was able to continue to use it. The functionality that I used the most was "hit Ctrl twice and bring up a Google search". ...
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Desktop/server search engine with night time indexing

Is there some desktop/server search engine (such as Google Desktop or Copernic) satisfying the below requests. Requests: Must work on Windows server and Windows 7 environments. Indexing can be ...
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Does Google Desktop Search have a separate 64-bit Windows version?

I ask because it's being discontinued very soon and I'd like to make sure I've downloaded all versions. (I only have 32-bit Windows installed at the moment and the website might serve a different ...
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Does Google Desktop Search index also page content from web history?

I know Google Desktop can search web history from a number of browsers, but it is unclear to me if this history indexes only general browsing data (like page title) or also the actual page content of ...
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Windows 7 change between desktop search providers

I'm using Google desktop search on windows 7 but wanted to swap back to windows search (as it will allow the searching of mm files - mind maps). I've stopped the desktop service and started the ...
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Making Google Desktop to Index Archived Mail

As title, currently in my Google Desktop, I can't find the archived email stored in outlook 2007, anything I should do to make GDS index those emails? Thanks.
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Restore Windows Search with Google Desktop Search installed

I have a win7 laptop with Google Desktop installed. I like to use BOTH windows search AND google desktop for their differing results due to my nack of losing files. However, Google Desktop has ...
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Limit the size of Google Desktop's index?

I've been using Google Desktop for almost 2 years now. I needed a little more space on my hard drive, so I poked about with WinDirStat and found my Google Desktop index file was taking up 6.1 GB (on ...
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google desktop is not indexing outlook 2003 emails

Good Day , HAVe the latest version of Google Desktop abd Outlook 2003 . But the google desktop is not indexing outlook 2003 emails . HAVe tried following : Checked "Email" in desktop preferences Have ...
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Have Google Desktop to index a website without visiting every page manually?

Has any enterprising soul figured out how to get Google Desktop to index a website without having to actually visit every page on that site with your browser? or perhaps created an extension which ...
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How do you make Google desktop show all email text instead of a preview?

When I search for emails in Google desktop, and click on a message in the results, I can only see the first 45 characters or so of the message. e.g. It shows the beginning of the message to about the ...
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Portable Google Desktop Search index

I have a huge number of documents and articles indexed using Google Desktop I sync these data constantly to my USB flash drive I mount my USB flash drive on my other PC (slow with limited storage) so ...
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Google Desktop Search stopped indexing my outlook email after upgrading Outlook 2003 to Outlook 2010

I can't seem to find any of the emails that should have been indexed after installing 2010. Anyone?
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Google Desktop sidebar replacement?

I'm trying desperately to find a possible replacement to the dockable sidebar in Google Desktop. I've fallen in love with having my widescreen-estate able to "HUD" me to things like my weather, news, ...
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Google Desktop Search problems - unable to disable indexing and no index status page

I've been running Google Desktop (I've used both the regular and Enterprise versions) without issues on my Windows 7 64-bit PC for a long time with no issues. I just paved my PC and reinstalled ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 has broken google desktop ctrl ctrl search bar feature

Before I upgraded to ubuntu 10.04, when I pressed Ctrl twice, a search bar popped up that allowed me to google desktop search my system. This no longer works and I miss that feature. Can I get it ...
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How to get Google Desktop to index searchable pdf's

I've got a scanner that converts documents to pdfs. The pdf that gets produced is searchable. However when google desktop indexes the file it doesn't appear to be indexing any of the contents of ...
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Performance of Google Desktop Search on Windows 7

I have read that that installing Google Desktop Search on Vista can slow down the computer because Vista already has a search indexing feature, and adding Google's separate indexing feature results in ...
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Where does Google Desktop store a gadget that it downloaded?

I dled a gadget, "ToDo List". I want to look at its source code and such. I looked in this folder: D:\Documents and Settings\Laxori\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Google ...
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google desktop search (GDS) fails

Google desktop search seems easily fail on my PC after some time. It stops indexing new files(executable, shortcut) and not in indexing status either. I tried to reinstall several times. Does anyone ...
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Google Desktop Search result - missing icon

While using google desktop search(GDS) search shortcut (ie. Google desktop @ start menu), sometimes the icon is missing. Is there any way to let GDS re-index it or get the icon back? Thanks.
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Trying to find a text file on my desktop with google desktop

I have a file named "job numbers.txt" that I would like to be able to access via google desktop, however google desktop does not find it. I have my desktop explicitly defined in google desktop's ...
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Google desktop not indexing new emails

About a month ago, Google Desktop stopped indexing my outlook emails. The service is still running. I run an update with the Google updater. But there is no change. Any search I run will only return ...
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Is there any way to get Google Desktop Search to index Microsoft OneNote data?

I have recently started using Microsoft OneNote, and I like many things about it. However, Google Desktop Search does not seem to be aware of stuff stored there. Is there any way to get Google ...
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Has anyone found a Google gadget for google desktop that shows top process usage

I want something like this Vista gadget: TopProcess to put in my google desktop sidebar
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Quick Search Box doesn't get keyboard focus in Google Desktop

I use Google Desktop as an application launcher. Sometimes Quick Search Box doesn't get keyboard focus. Repro: Start cmd.exe Press Ctrl Ctrl, Quick Search Box will appear. Type blah Observe: blah ...