Windows 7 Federated Search- Search Websites Using Windows Search

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Windows 7 now supports Federated search, which means you can search remote websites using windows search. Federated search uses OpenSearch and RSS2 which (ahem!) is open source…Microsoft and open source! Might there be some less-than-altruistic motivation behind this?

Windows 7 Federated Search

There are very less connectors available right now. But we expect the number to increase as windows 7 become more common. Here are some of the connectors available at you disposal:

Youtube: Download

Yahoo: Download

MSN: Download

Google News: Download

Google Blogs: Download

Flickr: Download

Twitter: Download

Watch out, We will be updating this space when we find more search providers. Do tell us about more connectors in the comments!

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