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Browse the web faster using Google Toolbar. With Toolbar, you can search Google from any web page, fill out web forms automatically, translate web pages and more. If you don't have it already, you can download Toolbar now.

How to use Toolbar

The Toolbar appears at the top of your Internet Explorer browser window. Using the Toolbar search box and buttons, you can do all kinds of things:

Find search terms faster

Start typing a word into the Toolbar search box. Toolbar Instant will automatically show you popular search results that begin with those letters. Keep typing more letters until you see the term you want. Learn more about instant results.

View bookmarked pages from any computer

Save your favourite website links to Google Bookmarks. To get to your bookmarks from any computer, go to Toolbar's Bookmarks menu. Learn more about managing bookmarks.

Translate web pages into more than 40 languages

Instantly translate a specific word or an entire web page. You can also set Toolbar to automatically translate web pages for you. Learn more about translating web pages and translating words.

Fill out web forms automatically

Create an online profile in AutoFill. Once you have a profile, you’ll be able to fill out forms just by clicking the AutoFill button. You can create separate profiles for work and home. Learn more about AutoFill.

Check your spelling

Correct spelling on emails, forms and other web-based content. Learn more about Spell check.

Recommend pages and share your interests

Publicly recommend a page on the web using the +1 button. The button will turn red when you +1 a page. You can also use the +1 button to share web pages with your friends. Learn more about the +1 button.

See Google+ notifications any time

Stay updated on your recent Google+ activity, if you have Google+. The notification button will automatically show up on the Toolbar whenever you are signed in to a Google+ account. Learn more about Google+ notifications

Access your Toolbar settings on any computer

Sign in to Toolbar and save your settings, like your AutoFill information and customised buttons, so you can access them on any computer. Learn more about saving Toolbar settings.

Customise your Toolbar

Remove button text labels, turn on or turn off certain tools, search Google in other languages and more. Learn how to customise your Toolbar.

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