Make your Web travels more productive with Google Toolbar. In a nutshell, placing a Google search box directly into your browser makes it easier to find what you want because you can access Google features from any Web page. The toolbar offers a highly effective pop-up blocker, a nifty News button, a simple forms filler that automatically fills out Web forms with information stored locally, a translation utility, maps, and more customization options. You also can automatically create a Weblog (blog) post pointing to the Web page you're visiting. Of course, the BlogThis! feature only works if you have an account on Google-owned Blogger.com.
Note that using advanced features such as PageRank automatically sends the URLs of the site you are viewing back to Google's servers. The PageRank feature is optional, and you can enable or disable it at any time through the toolbar's Options button. But if you are concerned about privacy, Google gives you the option of downloading a version that does not report back. Anyone who regularly uses the Google search engine likely will find this toolbar an essential pickup.
Google Toolbar enhances Internet Explorer with a Google search box and other useful tools like a pop-up blocker and one-click form filler. Find spelling mistakes in your web emails with the built-in spell checker. Turn street addresses on web pages into convenient links to online maps. Instantly translate English words into other languages. Google Toolbar is free and installs in seconds.