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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

30 Dec 2009   #1
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
What search engine?

Simple question: Google, Bing, Yahoo, other?
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30 Dec 2009   #2
V3xar

Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate Build 7600
 
 

Google + Bing for images
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30 Dec 2009   #3
TheTeZ

Windows 7 -x6
 
 

i use google as a search engine, cuz its been around and its simple. I do not however support their new O.S. ... yet.... im happy its on a linux operating system though. i will need to see more before i decide i like it.
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30 Dec 2009   #4
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Goo.
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30 Dec 2009   #5
noobvious

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)
 
 

Right now Google, simply because it is the browser default search engine. I have not tried Bing, to be honest....not out of any loyalty to Google though, it's just not the one at the top of the page.
Interesting poll though.....I'll be curious to see what is popular with the rest of the members.
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30 Dec 2009   #6
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

HaHa Google of course
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30 Dec 2009   #7
spinifex

 
 

Have been using google for years.
Tried others, but they don't give me what i need.

Looking forward to what others use, as i still need MORE information to fulfill my quest.
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30 Dec 2009   #8
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

yep google for me also
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30 Dec 2009   #9
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Google, just because I always have. I fear becoming one of those paranoidal... I kind of want to break Google's monopoly. Maybe someday I will switch to Bing. Help MS out a bit...
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30 Dec 2009   #10
Generator

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot
 
 

I voted Google because nowadays the main 'web' search engines all like to share the finds, so you only really need one for page searching and that tends to come down to user preference. 10 years ago I would have had a list so big it wouldn't fit on a sheet of A4.

I do still use others for finding stuff like files on FTP servers that aren't listed on the main engines, but I typically use Google to find these FTP searches lol!
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