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Search Engine
Help and Tips

Advice on searching the web. Help with search engine syntax, advanced search engine features, filtering search engine results, and more.

Ask Search Engine

Tips and advice on using the Ask.com search engine.

Bing Search Engine

Search the Internet with Microsoft's Bing search engine. Find web pages, definitions, music, encyclopedia entries, and more.

Dogpile Search

Search the web with the Dogpile metasearch engine. Tips on using Dogpile, viewing what others have searched for, searching through news articles, and more.


Google help and tips. Using the Google search engine, Google Groups, Google News, and more.

Internet Search

General help and tips on searching the Internet. Search engine tips, metasearch tips, and more.

MSN Search

Search the Internet with the MSN Search engine. Find web pages, definitions, music, encyclopedia entries, and more. NOTE THESE TIPS WILL BE MIGRATED TO THE BING SEARCH ENGINE CATEGORY.


Tips and advice for using the Yahoo! search engine and other related services.

#1: Why Did A Particular Site Appear in a Search?
A few reasons why a result from a search engine may not have anything to do with what you are looking for.

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Sites to Browse

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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.