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The Windows 7 search drop down always searches within sub folders - I only want to search the current folder. Does not seem to be a way to do this. Help.

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In order to not search in sub-folders, in the search window, click "organize" (upper left corner) and select the option "Folder and search options." In that window, select the "Search" tab. Unselect the the option "Include subfolders in search results..." That will do the trick!

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That will NOT do the trick. And that is a rotten glaring DANGEROUS bug in Explorer. Think Search -> Ctrl-A -> Delete. Subfolders are ALWAYS searched from the Explorer search box. –  nick 2 days ago

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