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Can Windows Explorer list a subset of the files in a folder?

For example, I want to see all the files with "summary" in the name. Specifying "H:\Documents*summary*" gives me a 'file not found' error.

This seems like a natural and obvious thing to do. I'm surprised it doesn't work.

EDIT: I'm on Windows XP.

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What version of windows? –  EBGreen Dec 11 '12 at 16:28
    
Are you willing to use 3rd party search options or must it be the one built in to windows? –  Scott Chamberlain Dec 11 '12 at 16:43
    
Has to be built in to Windows, unfortunately. I have the common workplace restriction of not being allowed to install software. –  BT01 Dec 11 '12 at 16:54
    
Try the zip version of Everything; it's portable and should work. If you have .Net 3.5 installed then even AstroGrep might work. –  Karan Dec 11 '12 at 17:25

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Windows Explorer has a toolbar button labeled "Search". Choose to search "All files and folders", and under the "All or part of the file name" field, you can enter a wildcard if you like.

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