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News MS & Google continue anti-trust feud

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 18 Jun 2007.

  1. Tim S

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    Get a grip Google. It's an integrated feature, they're not promoting other products as it's fixed to Vista. Do they really have much to worry about in terms of search engine market share anyway? Live is losing money and Google's still top by a mile. Fact is, Google are doing this because they know how much Microsoft dislike them, not because they really care about Live.

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  3. DXR_13KE

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    this is stupid.... i prefer the integrated search, it is one of the few features i like on vista
     
  4. Nikumba

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    While i never used the google desktop search in XP, with it in stalled when you pressed F3 or Windows+F did you get the XP search come up or the google search come up?
     
  5. Bluephoenix

    Bluephoenix Spoon? What spoon?

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    I wonder what happened to google. "don't be evil" obviously went out the window. :sigh:
     
  6. completemadness

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    well i can kind of see where their coming from, personally i would like a seamless app, something that doesn't create yet another exe, but where companies can integrate their features into windows

    However, what about IE, i mean if your complaining that this search is anti-competitive, surely IE has to be one of the most uncompetitive products around, plus you cant actually get rid of it or stop it due to its heavy integration into windows
     
  7. bilbothebaggins

    bilbothebaggins New Member

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    Well. That's the problem isn't it? We all want effective [insert feature here] embedded. At the same time we want choice. I do not think this is possible with Windows. Any (good/effective) feature embedded will prevent us from having choice by destroying the user-base. :sigh:

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  8. Tim S

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    it is a problem, yes... Windows search was awful before Vista though - it's one of those features that never used to make extensive use of before I started using Vista.
     
  9. completemadness

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    and in XP everyone who didn't know where their stuff was, would have to get some bloated desktop search program

    surely they could make Windows as more of a framework, and companies can snap in the extras that they want, replacing the standard MS ones, no-antitrust suits, everyone is happy
     
  10. bilbothebaggins

    bilbothebaggins New Member

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    Exactly. They could. And as long as they don't do: sue 'em, sue 'em, sue 'em ... :D
     
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