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Windows 7: What search engine?

View Poll Results: What is your primary search engine?
Google 62 76.54%
Bing 16 19.75%
Yahoo! 3 3.70%
Other (please comment below) 0 0%
Voters: 81. You may not vote on this poll

17 Mar 2010   #61
osholt

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 
 

Speaking of search engines this has to take the biscuit, my friend Alex today said "The best use for Bing is to get to Google" I couldn't concentrate on Photoshop much after that.

Oli
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17 Mar 2010   #62
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

This needs another go round.

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First Bing Then Goog. Google freaks me out. I keep thinking the next knock on the door will be google attempting to map my bathroom.

Here you go mate, I saw it here first.

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The thread that wont die GOOGLE.
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23 Mar 2010   #63
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

I found this interesting. Today at work I searched for images of members of our party. Google found 32 from 48. I then used Bing to search for those Google didn't find and got 6 hits. Maybe it's time for me to change my default search engine
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23 Mar 2010   #64
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Interesting. It just goes to show that Google, whilst easily being the most well-known and popular SE, doesn't always find the full results. Although I have Google as the default, if I am looking up something fairly obscure I will probably see what the alternatives have to offer as well. No SE is perfect, and having alternatives easily available can help to plug the gaps.
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23 Mar 2010   #65
manhunter2826

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).
 
 

google.
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23 Mar 2010   #66
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Google primarily, but can use most of them in Firefox just by clicking a link with the OptimizeGoogle extension installed and the option enabled,

What search engine?-optgoogle.jpg


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23 Mar 2010   #67
manhunter2826

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
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First Bing Then Goog. Google freaks me out. I keep thinking the next knock on the door will be google attempting to map my bathroom.

Here you go mate, I saw it here first.

Great stuff! Thanks BFK!

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23 Mar 2010   #68
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
This needs another go round.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HammerHead View Post
First Bing Then Goog. Google freaks me out. I keep thinking the next knock on the door will be google attempting to map my bathroom.

Here you go mate, I saw it here first.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
The thread that wont die GOOGLE.
That is hilarious!!
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23 Mar 2010   #69
severedsolo

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

i love the bit at the end "oil discovered under a 1993 ford fiesta" I use google too, simply because Bing's layout and colour scheme offends my eyes, and yahoo is owned by google so its pretty much the same thing, but i use greasemonkey to stop google from logging my searches
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23 Mar 2010   #70
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
This needs another go round.

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First Bing Then Goog. Google freaks me out. I keep thinking the next knock on the door will be google attempting to map my bathroom.

Here you go mate, I saw it here first.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
The thread that wont die GOOGLE.
OMG1 Who's the mastermind behind this video?
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