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Google Desktop Extreme *seems* to offer an alternative but its description includes occupation of a system tray slot - presumably its own continuous indexing - seems like a duplication of effort what with Google Desktop itself already monitoring files!
As an aside, I am, yes, a dialup user, and have disabled any Google Desktop functions that involve periodic (disruptive, to me) online polling.
Anyone found another way to have GD search offline contacts?