How do Internet search engines obtain their information?

Answer Search engines are everywhere, with Google, Yahoo and Bing being among the most popular. But how do they know where to find the information you are looking for?BasicsA search engine works much lik... Read More »

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Why when using google or yahoo search engines do i always get redirected to some crappy adult search engine?

adware / spyware. try running 1 of theseAdaware http://www.lavasoft.comSpybot http://www.spybot.infoAlso make sure you don't have a satic DNS (thats 1 way they do this) Also make sure you have ... Read More »

How do I add a Dogpile search engine to a list of search engines?

Internet Explorer BrowserGo to the Dogpile homepage. Type "TEST" (using all capital letters) in the search box, then click "Go Fetch." Go to your browser's address bar and copy the URL address of t... Read More »

How to Search for Phrases and Expressions in Search Engines?

This describes some common techniques about how to search for multiple phrases, with possible logical expressions, in various search engines. Links to vendor specific search expressions could provi... Read More »

What are the most popular search engines?