Sun Microsystems to Distribute Microsoft Live Search-Powered Toolbar as Part of Java Runtime Environment

by admin November 10, 2008 at 6:01 pm

Search distribution deal expands reach of Microsoft Live Search via custom MSN Toolbar. REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 10

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Microsoft Corp. today announced a search distribution deal with Sun Microsystems Inc. to offer the MSN Toolbar, powered by Microsoft Live Search, to U.S.-based Internet Explorer users when they download the Java(TM) Runtime Environment (JRE(TM)), effective as of today.

Through this agreement, Internet Explorer users downloading Sun’s JRE will have the option to download the MSN Toolbar and have one-click access to Live Search features, as well as news, entertainment, sports and more from the MSN network and direct access to Windows Live Hotmail and Windows Live Messenger.

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