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WebSeeker 98 v3.4 for Windows 95/98/NT
Q: How do I add a search engine? Please follow these simple steps to add a search
engine in WebSeeker, LegalSeeker or
1. Open your browser and go to the Url of the
search engine you wish to add.
For example: Http://www.goto.com
2. Within WebSeeker select Search from the menu
bar, and click on Add Custom Search Engine.
3. The Custom Search Engine Wizard dialog box
appears. The URL that is listed in your browser
will appear in the text box, if it doesn't you
can click on the Grab URL button or type it in
yourself. When the desired URL is typed in press
the Next button.
4. The 2nd step of the wizard explains that
WebSeeker is going to open your browser, and in
the search engine search box you'll need to type
KEYWORDS. Go ahead and press Next.
5. You're web browser will open, and you need to
type KEYWORDS in the search box, and activate the
search. If you have completed this step correctly
your browser will say Search Engine Capture
Complete! Go back to WebSeeker, and continue the
6. The next slide in the wizard asks you to
specify the type of search options the search
engine supports. If you're not sure, select the
Not Sure radio button, and click next.
7. The final step is to Name the search engine,
and select a Category that you would like to place
the search engine in!
Q: How do I add a Category?
A: You may want to create your own categories, with
your own list of search engines. You can easily
drag and drop search engines into other
categories, but if you want to add a new Category
you'll need to follow these steps.
1. Select Tools from the menu bar, and then click
on Preferences. The Preferences dialog box will
2. Click on the Search Engines Tab.
3. Highlight the folder that you want your folder
contained in. Most likely you will select My
Categories, and press the New button. A new
folder appears, and you can rename it, and place
search engines in your new folder by dragging and
dropping search engines from the adjacent window,
which contains a list of search engines.
Q: How do I know if my computer is accessing the
Internet through a proxy server? How do I find
out the IP Address and Port Number of my proxy
A: If your Web browser is working correctly, you can
look at its configuration to see if it is
configured for a proxy server.
In Netscape Navigator, select Options / Network
Preferences..., then click on the Proxies tab. If
No Proxies is selected, then your computer is not
configured for a proxy server. If Manual Proxy
Configuration is selected, you can click on
View... to see the IP Address and Port Number of
the proxy server.
In Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) 2.0, look in
the Control Panel under Internet. Select the
Advanced tab and view the Proxy Server field. If
you are using IE 3.0 or later, select View /
Options... from within IE, then select the
Connection tab. If the Connect through a Proxy
Server box is selected, then your computer is
configured for a proxy server. If that box is
selected, you can click on Settings... to see the
IP Address and Port Number of the proxy
Another way to determine if your computer
accesses the Internet through a proxy server is
to ask your Network Administrator.
Q: Does my computer have to be connected to the
Internet to start a search?
A: If you have scheduled a WebSeeker search using
the Scheduling tab on the Preferences dialog box,
it will use the standard Windows 95 dialer to
dial into the Internet and start your search. If
you have set up WebSeeker's scheduler to start
searching at a specific time, it will use the
standard Windows 95 dialer to dial into the
Internet and start your search. If you are not
using the scheduler, WebSeeker requires that you
manually make the connection to the Web before
you can start searching.
Q: How can I obtain a user manual for WebSeeker?
A: Anyone can download the manual
as a PDF file from our Web site. If you purchased
WebSeeker and did not receive a printed manual,
you can have one mailed to you by calling Blue
Squirrel at 1-800-403-0925.
Q: Why do I receive more results from a search
engine with a manual query than when using
A: Some search engines limit the total number of
pages created for a search results list. The
solution in WebSeeker is to increase number of
individual URLs on each search result page. To do
so, select Tools / Preferences... and on the
Network tab, increase the number in the Requests
for Next Results field.
Q: What about WebSeeker for Macintosh or Windows 3.1?
A: We do not offer a Macintosh or Windows 3.1 compatible version.
Q: Can WebSeeker be used on a network?
A: WebSeeker is licensed as a single-user program.
It can be installed on a file server; however,
you must purchase licenses for each user.
Q: I purchased WebSeeker online, and need to
reinstall the software, but I have lost the file.
How can I get the installation files?
A: Simply download the files
Install the new file. When prompted enter your
V.I.P. Key to unlock the software.
Q: Did I miss WebSeeker Version 22.214.171.124?
A: No, there never was a WebSeeker Version 126.96.36.199.
WebSeeker jumped to Version 188.8.131.52.1 so as not
to appear to be a version for Windows 3.1.
Q: How do I purchase WebSeeker 98 v3.4 for Windows?
A: Follow this link to: