Google Desktop Search 5.8 is a desktop search engine designed based on the algorithm of the Google search engine. This version is faster and more secure than the previous version. With Google Desktop Search 5.8, you can conveniently carry out a search on the documents and files on your computer. When you install Google Desktop Search, it will take some time to index all the resources on your computer. Most of the file types are supported in Google Desktop Search 5.8. You can set what types of files you want it to index. It will start indexing your desktop when there is enough system resources to do so.
You can configure it to exclude certain file types. Once all your computer resources are indexed, you can start searching files within your computer. The results displayed in the search result are similar to the Google search results. The search result of the files on your desktop will appear in the browser.
You can click on the preview button to preview the content if you don’t want to click through to the link of the file. The search results for the files on your desktop are very accurate. Google Desktop Search 5.8 can be used in indexing multiple computers, not just a single desktop. The major indexing of your entire computer system only occur once. However, you can run a simple re-indexing of your computer by clicking on the Google Desktop icon.
Google Desktop Search 5.8 also comes with a sidebar that you can personalize it with different Google gadgets. The default sidebar is occupied with gadgets that offers information on the weather forecast, new emails in your inbox, news headlines, and stock market on he sidebar aside from giving you the ability to search the files on your computer in depth.
Download link: http://google-desktop-search.en.uptodown.com/windows