Conducting basic searches


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Conducting basic searches

To perform a basic web search, you first have to visit a search engine through your web browser. As I previously mentioned, most web browsers these days have access to the most popular search engines like Google and Bing built directly in. For example, here in Safari I could just type my search terms into the search field to perform a Google search, but for this example, I'm actually going to go to google.com. The technical term for performing a search is a query. Basically, when you perform a query, you're asking the search engine to provide information relevant to the word or phrases you searched for.

Most people just call it Googling these days though, which shows you how popular Google is as a search engine. To perform your search, just type a word or a phrase. Let's say I'm looking for information on repairing a hard drive. Start by clicking in the Search field and typing the word repairing, and you can see that even before I finish typing, Google is constantly offe...

Conducting basic searches
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Conducting basic searches provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the Computer Literacy for Windows 7

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