Help and Tips
General help and tips on searching the Internet. Search engine tips, metasearch tips, and more.
#1: Bookmark Your Searches for Later
Keep track of your search history so you can continue researching a list of search engine results at a later time.
#2: Read Search Engine Help Pages
Search engines contain many powerful features, but you may need to read help files in order to know how to use them.
#3: Synonyms May Help
Vary your search engine keywords to provide a greater variety of results.
#4: Open Links in New Windows or Tabs
Stop backtracking to a search results page and open pages in new browser windows or tabs.
#5: Use a Metasearch Engine
You may find better results by using metasearch engines - search the web using multiple search engines simultaneously.
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The MalekTips website was created in 1998 by Andrew Malek of Envision Programming. The page's goal is to freely disperse computer-related tips, hints, and informative articles. Tips are organized to be easy to find, and are presented clearly, in easy-to-understand language. MalekTips also provides information and links to public-domain, open source, freeware, shareware, and commercial software available for download. < more >