26 Oct '12, 6pm

Sorry, Microsoft Surface Users: No Google Search App For You

Sorry, Microsoft Surface Users: No Google Search App For You

Got a shiny new Microsoft Surface with Windows RT and want to search with Google? No can do. The Google Search app, billed for being for Windows RT, turns out not to work. Anyone searching the Windows Store for the the Google Search app and using Windows 8 will find it easily, as shown below: The page that Google points to about this app, from its new “Get Your Google Back” site , suggests the app should run for Windows 8 and Window RT: However, if you try to find the app by searching from Microsoft Surface, it doesn’t appear: Ff you use the direct link that Google is providing to the app, you get this error: Google “Get Your Google Back” site actually is clear about trying to help Windows 8 users, not Windows RT users, but I suspect there will be plenty of Windows RT users — especially all those getting the new Microsoft Surface tablet — who will want to search with Googl...

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