Microsoft Updates Windows Desktop Search and Search Add-ins

Microsoft has updated the Windows Desktop Search component that enables instant search on your computer; which is built-in to Windows Vista. (Support: KB940157)
    • 2007 Office System Converter: IFilter Pack will install and register the following formats: .docx, .docm, .pptx, .pptm, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlsb, .zip, .one, .vdx, .vsd, .vss, .vst, .vdx, .vsx, &  .vtx 
    • Internet Explorer History Add-in indexes the history of the web pages browsed using Internet Explorer. (Support: KB918998
    • Lotus Notes Add-in indexes the content of Lotus Notes e-mail, contacts, calendar items, and journal items
    • Microsoft Network (UNC/FAT) Protocol Handler Add-in indexes shared network directories and FAT drive(s) to easily find specific content. (Support KB918996)
    • Outlook Saved Mail Add-in indexes Outlook’s (.msg file) indexing (.MSG) files including Message Body; Subject; From; From Name; From Address; To Name; To Address; CC Name; CC Address; Doc Title Prefix; Sent Date; Received Date; Primary Date; Conversation ID; Attachment Names and will indicate if an attachment is present within the .MSG. Additionally, content within attachments are indexed and searched.  
    • Windows Search 4.0 Administrator’s Guide provides instructions for deploying Windows Search 4.0 (WS4) and is designed for IT professionals and deployment specialists who are responsible for deploying Windows Search in an enterprise environment.
    • Windows Search 4.0 Troubleshooting Guide describes troubleshooting tips and lists current known issues with Windows Search 4.0 and differences from previous versions that might cause support issues.

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BLAKE was a Microsoft MVP and award winning programmer with over 20+ years experience providing complete Windows and networking support for small to medium sized businesses. BLAKE is also Jazz Musician and Instructor for residential clients on the Los Angeles West Side.
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