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How is one supposed to search for folders using Windows 8? It seems like Microsoft neglected to add this functionality to the Modern UI... This is a feature that I often use, and was wondering if there is still a way to do such a thing.

Edit: Searching for files does not return folders.

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To search for Folders as apposed to Files, open up My Computer and search using the box in the upper right hand corner. enter image description here

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This does not work as I described. That search only returns files of the name, not folders. – Aierou Oct 26 '12 at 18:18
@Aierou My bad. Fixed. – Tanner Faulkner Oct 26 '12 at 18:22
That just worked for me. – Mark Allen Oct 26 '12 at 18:30
For me, it doesn't search from "My Computer," I have to go into a specific drive. – bdukes Oct 26 '12 at 18:35
@Aierou Because developers. All jokes aside though probably because it confuses most people. They don't want to see or understand file systems, they just want their files. I see this all the time with things like saving files in Temp folders and wondering why it causes odd behavior, or saving things randomly throughout the user profile. I'm all for hiding the underlying file system, it makes my job much easier. – Tanner Faulkner Oct 26 '12 at 19:36

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