Lawyers e-Journal

Thursday, Jun. 24, 2010

Law Practice Management Tip

Find documents quickly in your computer

Google Desktop Search is offered as a free download and is a pretty awesome way of quickly finding documents and other electronic files in your computer. It puts the power of Google inside your computer and returns results like an internet Google search would. In the set up, you can even tell Google to search a shared drive on the network or to exclude a certain folder (like your music folder for example.) You can opt to turn off the feature that also searches internet at the same time and the option to send feedback to Google. Other notable 3rd party desktop search tools include Copernic and X1 (both cost about $50) which also provide robust search capabilities without any worry about Google collecting information about your computer.

This tip is provided by Adriana Linares, LawTech Partners, Legal Technology Training. You can find more about Linares at

Published June 24, 2010


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