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I want to search for a string in files which end with .asp, .config, and .txt. In other words I want to query asp, web.config, or text files for that particular string.

I found that the /G switch doesn't do the trick.

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Moderators: if there is a better way to frame the title for this post, please do so. – deostroll Jul 27 '11 at 11:51

Have you tried

findstr foo *.asp *.config *.txt


findstr /S foo *.asp *.config *.txt
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