Now you can add Bing Search to Windows 7 Explorer. Federated search allows users to search for remote data sources in Windows Explorer.
Add Bing Federated Search Explorer
You must download the .osdx file from Bing.com. Double click on it. The Add Search Connector dialog box appears.
Click on Add.
This will add a federated Bing search in Windows 7 Explorer.
These messages may interest you.
- How to Create Windows 7 Federated Search Connectors
- Download Search Connectors for Windows 7 Federated Search
- Download the Windows 7 Federated Search Provider Guide.
This post about federated search connectors for the Microsoft Enterprise Search environment may also be of interest to you. Federated search connectors allow a search solution based on any Microsoft Enterprise Search product, such as Microsoft Search Server 2010, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, Microsoft FAST Search for SharePoint 2010, Microsoft Search Server 2008 or Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, to transfer the query to the target system and Receive and display the results of this system.