Additional Windows 7 Search Connectors

One of my favorite features of Windows 7 is Federated Search allowing users to search remote data sources from within the windows Explorer. I wrote about this feature earlier in Windows 7 Search Provider and Finding Group Policy Settings through Windows 7 Search Connector. Today I created and found some additional Search Connectors for sites and blogs that I read frequently. You can download the Win7SearchConnect_collection1.zip from here The following Windows 7 Search Connectors are Read More …

Windows 7 Search – Part2

Well this isn’t really the Part2 I intended to write, but I just stumbled upon some interesting content that relates to Windows 7 Search, and wanted to share this. Part3 will follow in the near future. TechNet: Windows Browse and Organize Features A post from Ray: Windows 7 Libraries: This network location can’t be included because it is not indexed

Windows 7 Search – Part1

Federated Search is one of the new features introduced with Windows 7. A few weeks ago I wrote another post about the Windows 7 Search Provider and demonstrated how to use a search connector that allows searching web content from within the Windows Explorer. Today I want to demonstrate how to extend Windows Search to find content on a remote network location. To allow users searching content that is stored on a remote File Server, Read More …

Windows 7 Search Provider

Inspired by the Windows 7 Federated Search blog post I created a Search Extender for my Anything about IT blog. You can download the Anything About IT Search Provider from here Once you have downloaded the ZIP file, unpack aait.osdx and double click to install. You will see the following message. Click Add to install the Anything about IT Search Provider. Once installed you can directly search for content on Anything about IT from your Read More …