Dell to Preinstall Google Software

Google has reached an agreement with Dell to have its software preinstalled on millions of new computers. Among the software included would be a customized version of the Google Toolbar, along with its Desktop Search product. Additionally, new Dell owners will have their homepages set to a co-branded portal site. Google beat out Microsoft for […]

Google has reached an agreement with Dell to have its software preinstalled on millions of new computers. Among the software included would be a customized version of the Google Toolbar, along with its Desktop Search product.

Additionally, new Dell owners will have their homepages set to a co-branded portal site. Google beat out Microsoft for the deal after Yahoo withdrew its bid, in which 100 million Dell PCs could ship with the Google software.

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