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Is there a way to save the file listing from a Windows search to a text file?

I have had to search from My Computer over 6 drives for a file spec. I can't believe that there is no way to save the results to a file, or is there?

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marked as duplicate by fixer1234, DavidPostill, Deltik, karel, Heptite May 27 at 21:27

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What about using "Everything"? Or for searching files, use "WinGrep". I know, this is not the 'solution' 1:1, but may help you in an other way. – Shiki Dec 15 '11 at 2:20
I have tried this and it fits my need. It's not integrated with Windows Explorer, but does all I'm looking for – vfclists Dec 24 '11 at 19:17
Good to hear that! :) – Shiki Dec 25 '11 at 20:16
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  1. Select all results (Ctrl+A).
  2. Right-click on the results, while keeping the shift key pressed.
  3. Pick "Copy as path" from the context menu (only appears when shift is pressed).
  4. Paste clipboard into Notepad.
  5. Save.

NOTE: "Copy as path" only exists as of Windows Vista. On Windows XP, you can try Gabriele Ponti's Send To Toys.

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which version if Windows is it? The "Copy as path" is not available in Windows XP. I am just praying that it can be that easy if possible at all – vfclists Dec 14 '11 at 21:16
I've edited my answer to include a third-party solution for Windows XP. – Arnout Dec 15 '11 at 9:38
You might better place the note at top of the answer, I feel. – Kris Dec 15 '11 at 9:59
I have read the info on Send To Toys, and it appears to check only the file names. I will try it out on a separate system – vfclists Dec 24 '11 at 19:00

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