Inquisitor for Internet Explorer

Inquisitor for Internet Explorer

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 3 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.0.0.10
  • Total Downloads:
    1,352
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 23, 2008
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    874.74KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Since being purchased by Yahoo, Inquisitor has been revamped from the ground up. Now available for Firefox and Internet Explorer as well as Safari, the add-on revs up your browser's search box, giving it a much-needed kick in the pants.

Inquisitor is designed to help people get to information faster, suggesting search terms as you start typing and then showing an updated list of possible Web sites below the search box. It works and feels similar to Google Chrome's Omnibar or Firefox 3's "Awesome" bar. The results are individualized, too: it spotlights Web pages a person has already visited and customizes search results according to previous searches. In addition, on Internet Explorer, Inquisitor can help retrieve sites a person has bookmarked.

You can control how many results appear, and also select via Inquisitor which search engine is the default and add more to your list. Inquisitor is an example of the increasing intelligence that Internet companies are trying to build into computers, and a useful add-on for people who want a helping hand getting to the information they seek in record time.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Flashy, cool, and useful!"

November 07, 2008  |  By urban_duckman

 |  Version: Inquisitor for Internet Explorer 1.0.0.10

Pros

1. Get search results as you type
2. No need to submit multiple queries to find what you need
3. Keeps a useful history of what you search for so you can find it again quickly
4. Supports Yahoo! and Google

Cons

None for me!

Summary

It's cool! Get it! You don't even get search suggestions in the search box on IE7, and Inquisitor offers so much more!

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4 stars

"I like the way it thinks"

November 02, 2008  |  By mplsbill

 |  Version: Inquisitor for Internet Explorer 1.0.0.10

Pros

it brings up other ideas while I search for something

Cons

I like it.

Summary

I've been using and liking it.

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4 stars

"Helpful little app that makes surfing more efficient"

October 24, 2008  |  By D4ST

 |  Version: Inquisitor for Internet Explorer 1.0.0.10

Pros

Helpful, nice & quick, compact, and aesthetically it's clean and easy on the eyes.

Cons

Opens a clicked link on the current page, even with IE set to open links in a new tab - no option presented to change this either

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.0.0.10
This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.
General
Publisher Yahoo
Publisher web site http://www.yahoo.com/
Release Date October 23, 2008
Date Added October 23, 2008
Version 1.0.0.10
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Internet Explorer Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows XP/Vista, Internet Explorer 7
Download Information
File Size 874.74KB
File Name inquisitor_1.0.0.10_setup_2008.10.20.01.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,352
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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