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Become a GoogleBot, Get Free Pass

Sankar Anand [PersonRank 10]

Saturday, November 17, 2007
15 years ago3,099 views

Sometimes you conduct some search on Google and the engine returns a number of results, but when you try to open the ones that looks the most promising you get a registration page. One thing that you can do is click on the cached content to view the page directly from Google's cache. But what if you want to view another page from the same site, not present in google's cache?

Its evident that there are some sites that allows Google but not you. So why not disguise yourself as Google? Thats exactly what we will do by changing the browser's user agent to Googlebot. Copy the following code into notepad and save it as a .reg file

check this link

Sankar Anand [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

or do this

-- go to TOOLS > USER AGENT SWITCHER > OPTIONS > OPTIONS, there add a user agent and in the DESCRIPTION FIELD use "Googlebot/2.1" (without ")
and in USER AGENT type "+", and now use this agent whenever logging into a protected forum, hopefully itll work,

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