You know the data you want is on your computer, but you just can't find it. Blame the rudimentary search tools built into Windows. You need AltaVista Search My Computer for Windows 95 and NT, the personal version of the popular World Wide Web search tool. A trial of the $30 program can be downloaded from When the program is installed, it indexes all your files, then updates the index daily. You search using a Microsoft Corp. or Netscape Communications Corp. browser. The results pop up with a clickable link to the file.

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