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From the author of Windows Live Toolbar

Windows Live Toolbar

The Windows Live Toolbar is an add-on for the Internet Explorer web browser. As you can see in Figure 7, this toolbar includes the following functions:

  • Search, which directs your query to searching Microsoft's Bing search engine
  • What's New, which displays updates about people in your Windows Live network
  • Profile, which displays your personal Windows Live profile
  • Mail, which checks for message in your Windows Live Hotmail inbox
  • Photos, which displays new pictures from people in your Windows Live network
  • Calendar, which displays events from your Windows Live calendar
  • MSN, which previews headlines from the MSN website
  • Share, which makes the current web page a shared favorite on Windows Live
  • Map, which automatically maps any addresses on the current web page
  • News, which displays current MSNBC news headlines
  • Translator, which translates the current web page to other languages
  • Favorites, which syncs your Internet Explorer favorites across multiple computers
  • Buttons, which lets you download new buttons and functionality for the toolbar

Figure 7 The Windows Live Toolbar installed in Internet Explorer.

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