Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer

Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 189 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.2.1815.1002
  • Total Downloads:
    4,837,921
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 01, 2009
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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If you're into toolbars, Internet Explorer, and Google, the Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer does more than give IE a mere shot of nitro. With a set of features both useful and self-promoting, Google Toolbar 6 feels like it adds eight cylinders to IE's engine, turning it into a powerhouse of personalized functionality for both IE 8 users and those who are stuck on earlier versions.

There's the dedicated Google search window, the effective pop-up blocker, the form autofiller, the translation utility, the spell checker, and the map tool that automatically links addresses in Web pages to maps. Then there's the full integration with the Google suite: Google Earth, Google News, Froogle, Google Maps, Blogger, and others. Every single one of the integrated tools, including the toolbar itself, is fully customizable. New in version 6 is a slick redo of the translation tool, allowing for one-click translations of single words or entire Web pages.

Note that using advanced features such as PageRank automatically sends the URL of the site you're viewing back to Google's servers. This can be enabled or disabled during installation or at any time by clicking the toolbar's Options button. Unfortunately, there's no way to remove the search bar, which wasn't featured in IE 6 but came standard in IE 7 and duplicates IE's own search bar. Still, by permanently setting the two search bars to different engines, you can at least avoid a waste of space. You can even use the Google Toolbar without a Google account. But considering all that comes with it, why would you?

 
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  • Current Version

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    out of 189 votes

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    • 2 star 6
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5 stars

"easy to use"

March 11, 2010  |  By tooquick123

 |  Version: Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer 6.2.1815.1002

Pros

fast and very effective

Cons

nothing it works well

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4 stars

"fast and reliable"

February 10, 2010  |  By gurupackiam

 |  Version: Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer 6.2.1815.1002

Pros

speedy action

Cons

nothing to say

Summary

it is fast and reliable

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 6.2.1815.1002
Version 6.2.1815.1002 introduces one-click translation.
General
Publisher Google
Publisher web site http://www.google.com/
Release Date July 01, 2009
Date Added July 01, 2009
Version 6.2.1815.1002
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Internet Explorer Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows XP, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements Internet Explorer 6 or newer
Download Information
File Size 555.51KB
File Name answer.py
Popularity
Total Downloads 4,837,921
Downloads Last Week 642
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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