Best desktop search tools

X1Technologies wins test of six third-party search tools for Windows desktops

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Looking for a relatively simple and inexpensive way to improve end user productivity? Desktop search tools can help end users swiftly locate critical nuggets of data, freeing up time for more important tasks.

Windows 7 Search might be all you need

Of course, Microsoft offers a built-in search tool, which has vastly improved over the years, particularly with Windows 7. But many employees want features beyond what Microsoft offers, such as multiple query methods, auto categorization and clustering of results.

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