Taking a search on Microsoft's desktop Summary: Microsoft hopes that user familiarity with Windows will overcome the gap behind Yahoo and Google. By Bill Detwiler | July 19, 2006 -- 11:37 GMT (04:37 PDT) Follow @billdetwiler Previous | Next Image 1 of 2 Taking a search on Microsoft's desktop In Microsoft's MSN Search Toolbar you can type a keyword on the desktop task bar, or in toolbars in Outlook or Internet Explorer. Topics: Microsoft, Google, Hardware, Operating Systems, Software, Windows Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.