You may have read that the Windows Live Toolbar shipped yesterday. It’s got a lot of new features, and uses the new Windows Live Search (live.com). If you are like me, you may not like the new search engine because it’s still pretty slow (it is still in beta). Since I do a lot of searches this is a show-stopper for me. In fact, you might be inclined to uninstall the toolbar. But wait! …
Before you do, consider keeping the toolbar and just swapping out the search engine to a faster one. You can either do it through the Toolbar’s Options|Web Search|Other Search Engine setting, or just click on this file and it will set the following registry setting:
Alas, now you can have nice, speedy searches and have your toolbar too!