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Windows Search folder constantly recreated

Today I noticed the Windows Search service wasn't running. I recently rearranged a bunch of disks so I figured it just got confused. I tried to start the service manually but I got Error 3: The system ...
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I've searched my Mailbox in Outlook and opened one of the emails it found. Which folder is the email in?

This relates (at least) to Outlook 2013. When searching an entire Mailbox for email (the default search option, from the Inbox), I found the email I wanted. However, I can't see which folder that ...
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Cannot find a mail in Outlook 2010

When searching for mails with my keywords, mails which are not moved into a folder can be found in the list while the ones I have moved into a folder, cannot be found. Trying to use all outlook items ...
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0answers
19 views

Search a folder in Microsoft Word

How can I perform a search on one specific folder in Microsoft WORD on my mac? when I try to do that, the search goes to "my mac" and searches the entire c drive
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1answer
134 views

How to prevent ST2 from searching in excluded folders?

I've got a sublime-project like this: { "folders": [ { "path": ".", "folder_exclude_patterns": ["_doc", "cache", "logs", "_release"], "file_exclude_patterns": ...
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How to search a tree folder

How can I do a search of all directories calles i18n under trees like src/main/resources using find or any other unix command. Everything I'm trying doesn't work I'm looking for something like: ...
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1answer
59 views

Can i know if a set of files in one folder are contained in another drive or folder?

I have an old (a couple of years) backup folder of a lot of files someone asked me to keep for them. Of course, It has several subfolders with a lot of files within. Recently, i made another backup ...
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2answers
423 views

Find folders with only one file

I need to find and delete all folders within C:\parent which contain only one file. The folder structure is flat (no subfolders): C:\parent\folder1\file1 C:\parent\folder1\file2 ...
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Why can I not see LocalLow and Local when I type in %AppData% into the Windows 7 Start Button Search, and how can I fix this issue?

I typed %AppData% into the search box in Windows 7 that I get when when I click the Start Button. For some reason, all I see is the Roaming folder, ever thought I have confirmed that LocalLow and ...
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0answers
53 views

Save search results

In the Directory Service Find dialog, I'm given the option to save my search, but not save the results. How can I save the results of the search? Would it be easier to copy the directory, if my ...
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1answer
256 views

Search for all windows folders containing a single file (as opposed to 2+ files)?

Kind of an odd parameter, but it would be useful if I could run a search that returned only folders that contain a single file. Folders with 2 or more files don't get returned. Can this be done in ...
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4k views

How can I find a specific file in a directory tree?

Could someone please help me to find all the *.c and *.h files in a directory tree??
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391 views

Outlook Advanced Find Exclude Folder Option

I am using the find all unread email search in outlook for my Google Apps email accounts. I noticed that outlook will show messages in pairs of 2, one for the unread imap "inbox" and one for the imap ...
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5answers
4k views

How to search a “Folder” in Windows XP?

This is insane or am i dumb? I just can't find a way of searching a folder in Windows XP. With Search i can only search "Files", not "Folders". So how?
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1answer
279 views

Make an Os X Smart folder containing only the first child folders of its parent folder

I am tryng to create a smart search that just lists the folders within a folder. The trouble is that, by default, the search goes within those folders and finds others. I just want those top level ...
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1answer
2k views

How to I create an Outlook 2010 search folder to show all sent messages?

In the case of Outlook 2010 talking to Exchange, the "Sent Items" folder is an actual folder in that if you move a message out of that folder, it disappears from "Sent Items". In contrast the Lotus ...
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3answers
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Outlook 2010 Folder Structure Search

I work at a helpdesk and today I received a call from a user who lost a folder in Outlook. When I connected to the user's PC, I discovered that the user has several hundreds of folders. She had the ...
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6answers
4k views

How can I limit a search to folders in Windows 7?

In Windows 7, when I search for a file, how can I specify details like "search for folders only"? Is the widget in the top right of the window the only way to make a search? Isn't there anything ...
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2answers
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check Mac folders for missing item

Is there a way to check folders on your Mac for a missing item? Say I want to scan my external hard drive, and find all of the folders with a certain word in the title, that are missing the file ...
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1answer
43 views

What is search operator for directories in Windows 7 analogous to file:

I would like to only find directories with a certain name, how do I do this?
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175 views

Why does this bash command take up all space on device?

I'm a little new on searching via bash, so feel free to give me suggestions on the methods to use instead of this, which I'll never use again :) I'm searching for occurances of a string, recursively ...
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3answers
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with good search and tagging, is there any benefits to heiarchical folders for managing information?

i was having this debate with someone about our companies WIKI as well as our email system. we were trying to decide now that we have tagging and pretty good search, is there ever a case where having ...
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5answers
545 views

Search all text files in same folder

How do I search for a keyword in all the text files from a folder? I am using Vista.
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1answer
824 views

“OR” clause in Outlook 2007 Search Folders - Folder Composition

Is it possible to specify a Search Folder in Outlook 2007 that will use an OR rule ("any") instead of an AND rule ("and")? In particular, I have a search folder named A and another named B; I want a ...
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1answer
144 views

Search directories in Vista

In Vista file explorer, how can I use the search to find only directories matching my input? The find is quite useful and convenient, but I cannot find a way to restrict the result list to directory ...
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Windows equivalent of ls * (asterisk) directory wildcarding?

Another question from an long-time Unix/Linux user who finds himself in a Windows world. First let me explain exactly what I'm trying to do. I'm using the Windows cmd.exe shell, and I want to list ...