Why in the world can I not . in Windows 7 search? All I want to do is return all the files in all the sub-directories in one location so I can sort by dimensions. Any one know how to return all files in a Windows search? I Googled a number of things but so far so help. Thanks.
Try searching for ~* in the directory that you want to search.
The Tilde (~) lets you use the old DOS search syntax. The asterisk (*) means "return everything".
You could also use type:NOT"file folder" which would exclude the listing of all the folders but show all files.
Some sources for advanced query syntax: