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How to search contents of files in folder?

In Win 7, how can I search for a word in the contents of all files in a specific folder. In XP this was easy. All you had to do was type the word into the "A word or phrase in file" text box on the ...
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'find' is not recognized as an internal or external command operable program or batch file

I am getting this error when I use the FIND function in a nested FOR loop and IF statements in a batch file. 'find' is not recognized as an internal or external command operable program or batch ...
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Is the 'find' utility on Windows 7 different than the one on Windows XP?

I have a batch script that I created which works fine on Windows XP but faults on Windows 7. The script basically finds out what the OS is. wmic os get | find "Windows XP">nul if %ERRORLEVEL% ...
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Chrome extension for highlight+find prepopulate?

I switched from Firefox to Chrome as my go-to browser some months ago and there is one piece of functionality that still pesters me. Seems trivial/ignorable but this one is driving me nuts little by ...
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Find all files that are NOT of a specific type/extension in folder?

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit: I'm looking for a way to find all the files in a directory that are NOT of a specific file type or extension. Example: I'd like to find every file that isn't an .mp3 in my ...
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1answer
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Batch File that copies the first 2 lines of a text file into another text file

I have a text file A.txt Pinging [xx.xx.xx.xx] with 32 bytes of data: Request timed out. Ping statistics for xx.xx.xx.xx: Packets: Sent = 1, Received = 0, Lost = 1 (100% loss) I would like to ...
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Using Windows Explorer, how to find file names starting with a dot (period), in 7 or Vista?

I've got a MacBook laptop in the house, and when Mac OS X copies files over the network, it often brings along hidden "dot-files" with it. For instance, if I copy "SomeUtility.zip", there will also ...
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Find for Windows gives “Access Denied” when trying recurse into lower directories? (Windows Vista)

for instance the command: find "" * yields: Access denied - STUFF
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Firefox 3.6: can't see characters in Find textbox

After I upgraded to Firefox 3.6, I can't see text as I type it in into the Find text box. For example, if I press Ctrl+F (or / or '), the characters that I type in don't appear until there's no ...