You come to Experts Exchange to get assistance with a situation that you don't know how to solve and get some great advice from Experts who work in Information Technology and other Fields that give them the knowledge to share, but sometimes once you get your answer you need to expand upon it or the answer you got has presented another situation you need to resolve.
So here are some ways I myself have found to get answers as well as when working to address a situation that has been presented on Experts Exchange for a solution or for my own interest to learn more.
On the Internet, there are many search engines but the ones I have found most useful are:
There are a lot more, but above are the search engines that can provide the greatest amount of information.
Note: To learn more about the above search engines try looking them up on Britannica or Wikipedia!
How to Search the Internet using the aforementioned websites
There are several ways to do a search on the internet.
1.) Ask a Question: This is the most common way to search by just saying what you want to know about.
2.) State an Answer: This is the way to see if what you are thinking is correct and what else might relate to it.
3.) Type a word or word(s): This is the way to get a wide view of what topics a word relates to.
Most modern browsers have a default search engine already defined and you can just type your search query into the browser address bar instead of going to a specific search engine webpage.
AVOID the results that proclaim they have your solution or software to fix it for you. These are mostly advertisers that sell the proverbial snake oil that will supposedly fix it for you. Usually, it is not true!
You can put a word in " " which means to ONLY search for what is between the quotation marks or inverted commas, also known informally as quotes, talking marks, quote marks or speech marks.
You can search for an item by its Software Name, Version, Model or sometimes Serial Number.
You can search using a different word that would mean the same thing.
Use the results of a search to search in more depth about your search.
Look further in the search then just page 1, often results further in are more helpful as the first ones you see are the headlines and promoted sites where further in you find the sites that are usually created by someone who hasn't established an internet footprint that gets makes them a headliner. Try looking at the highest page the results show, and go backwards to page 1.
Do a Search on " help me search" to get more insight into how to do internet searching.
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