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need to find all files with extension .doc off of root of my g drive

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closed as not a real question by Oliver Salzburg, Canadian Luke, Joe Taylor, Mokubai, Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Jul 20 '12 at 0:46

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Cool. What OS are you using? – John T Oct 29 '10 at 3:17
You forgot to bother specifying your operating system again... – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Oct 29 '10 at 3:17
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For the command line:

dir g:\*.doc
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Judging by your other questions I'll guess you're on Windows. In that case the built-in search tool will suffice. Press the Windows key and F to bring up the dialog or open explorer and press "search". Search for filenames containing .doc in them on the g: drive. If you're on Windows 7, go into the drive and type the .doc filter into the top-right search box:

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In the command line, if you want to go in recursively:

dir /s /b *.doc
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needs to be done in command line format windows – kevin Oct 29 '10 at 3:26
@kevin: You should be including that sort of information in your question. – doppelgreener Oct 29 '10 at 4:01
he did ask for the root of the drive only, not recursive search for full drive – MaQleod Oct 29 '10 at 18:49

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