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Why windows 7 search becomes too slow after frequently use?

Situation: We are working on a file management project where we need to generate and sort around 60,000 files per day and burn them in DVD's everyday as the final output. All files have JPG extension ...
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3answers
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Binary file search on Windows 8?

I'm in a weird situation. I need to find a file based on its contents, not the name because the name is not unique... For example, I have a file named "cat.jpg". It is a picture of a cat. I happen to ...
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locate similarly named files

I'm running OS X 10.7.3. I would like to locate all the files that have common strings in their filenames. I have a folder that contains several files whose filenames are the same except for the ...
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1answer
317 views

Seach in iTunes by file location

Is there a way to have iTunes show where a file is located, and search on that field? I know I can "get info" on individual files, but that isn't feasible for large numbers of files,nor is it a ...
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Has Anyone Made a Program to Manage Scripts (Non-CM)? Recommendations?

I find myself often writing shell scripts in Linux and losing track of them over time. What I would love is a program that stores a copy of the script, along with a descriptive note I write at the ...
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Have start menu index applications in places other than program files?

I love the ability to type any phrase into the start menu, and Windows 7 will bring up relevant executables under Program Files. However, I have a separate folder of my own where I store several ...
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Enable “file location” column in OS X search results?

In Windows there is a nice option to have "in folder" as a column option. Is this possible with OS X? Here is a search results window on OS X: And here it is on Windows:
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1answer
156 views

Text file management software

Is there a software which can tag plain text files, organize and index them like Calibre and provide extensive content searching (I can search the content of the text files)?
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2answers
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Unix: Search for file contents

I find the find . -name "some-file" command very useful to list all files matching some file name in a folder. Is there anything similar I can use to list all files that contains string? If you ...
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What's a good solution for file-tagging in linux?

I've been looking for a way to tag my files and search/filter them based on those tags. Here are my (updated) requirements : any file readable by the user can be tagged freely a user can search ...
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Best Windows software to search file content [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to confidently search files and contents in Windows without using an indexing service? What in your opinion is the best Window's software for searching file ...