Search refers to the ability of finding any number of items of information with specified properties among a collection of items sharing the same type of properties.

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Whats the difference between windows search vs metro search

whats the basic difference between windows metro search and normal windows search at my computer,while i searched the files with respective to other drive locations its not visible in search items Is ...
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Best way to search for a string (text) in >10 large CSV files (250mb each)

I am wondering what's the best way or tool to search for a specific text or string in more than 10 large .csv files. Each file is 250mb in size. My idea was to write a powershell script, since I ...
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How do I search Outlook messages for colons, spaces or parentheses?

I have a few hundred messages that are all mostly identical. Each message has one of the following strings in the message body. foo:1 (bar) foo:2 (bar) I would like to find all messages with the ...
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Make Chrome prioritize history results over search suggestions in omnibox

On multiple occassions yesterday, I visited a website that had a word startlocal in it's title. Today, when I entered startlocal in the omnibox, I expected that website as a suggestion. Instead, I got ...
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Replacing part of a path name with search variable?

I'm not sure if I have used the right expression in the question, but the context totally slips my mind. I am trying to write a script to go to a student folder, depending on who is logged in, but I ...
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Making Windows Explorer to Search WebDAV Server using DASL

I am trying to setup search in a WebDAV repository in IIS 6 on Windows Server 2003 R2. I successfully configured WebDAV in IIS and enabled my repository indexing as described in Searching WebDAV ...
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I am trying to create a configuration file for Squidguard to rewrite Google search requests to append safe search

I am trying to configure a squidguard proxy server to rewrite search requests for Google to append the safe search tag (&safesearch...) at the end of the url. I have an SSL decryption module for ...
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Search for emails that begin a conversation in Outlook?

I would like to search for emails that: Arrived in a certain time frame. Were sent by a particular person. Started a conversation (e.g. were not replies). The first two are easy enough to achieve ...
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Win+F search doesn't work after Start Menu option change

In the "Customize Start Menu" in Windows 7, when I choose "don't search" under "Search other files and libraries" I would not expect this to affect anything but the start menu... but after this ...
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How to search and extract part of string in batch script?

I am pretty new to windows batch scripting and am having trouble to search and extract a portion of a string from a text file and display it out. Some samples data are shown below. The keyword for ...
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Application list doesn't spawn when I make a research

If I try to search an application, no list appears on the right side of the screen. I just get a number which indicates how many results I get, and the only thing I can do is hit enter to open launch ...
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How to find text files with a certain phrase (including quotation marks) on mac?

I want to find all text files containing source-code like class="some class". When using the Finder search, it is not working, seems like Finder is looking for "some class". Recommendations to other ...
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Windows 8.1 Search not working

I have files and shortcuts on my desktop, when I use the search feature in 8.1 and type in the name of a shortcut on my desktop, it does not find it. This use to work amazingly well in Windows 7. As ...
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Win 7 - File save responds differently than Windows Explorer

Win 7 Pro, 64 bit. When in a Windows Explorer-like window for saving a file, for example a download, typing a letter into the right pane selects files starting with the letter rather than folders ...
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Firefox - single word search

Within Firefox (17.0), if I use CTRL+F to search for the word "time", I only want the search to find "time", not other words that contain "time". For example "datetime". If I add a single or double ...
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How to force google to not mind my location during search [migrated]

I look information about Tour de Pologne, the problem is that I want to know what foreign services say about it, I want to watch their videos with their comment but because I live in Poland I get few ...
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Diagnosing Windows 7 Start Menu search delay

When I enter a search term into my WIndows 7 Start Menu search bar, it invariably takes 20 seconds before returning any results. I don't understand why this is taking so long. What can I make the ...
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Add Google Custom Search Engine to omnibox

I've created my Google Custom Search Engine here https://www.google.com/cse When I add it to omnibox with rightclick and try to use it I receive: It's not unexpectable because search url in that ...
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How to get summary or description of podcast in itunes Search API

I need to search podcasts by term and its result should contain summary of podcast. So, i tried with the following url ...
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How to make Microsoft Windows 7 Search display the actual Folder Location instead of some cryptic path?

I am very dissatisfied with the search offered by Windows 7 Explorer. Let me first explain what happens, and what I expect: I have a folder c:\test. When I use explorer-search and search for test, ...
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Search by Image ? more advanced properties?

I am wondering if anyone might now how to add more qualities to the Search by Image utility.. i.e. such as * Within a Domain ( primarily ) Thank you so so much!!! Johanna! ...
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NotePad++ Get words with REGEX Pattern of Delimiters

I am currently using this REGEX to get whole words with a prefix of PRE_ \b(PRE_)\S* This works fine for most cases, but I would like to handle cases when a special character is part of the word, ...
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How to split long Google searches and combine them later?

I have a list of keywords, which change regularly. I would like to search Google for new occurrences of pairs of these keywords. keyword1, keyword2 keyword1, keyword3 I can construct a query ...
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Windows search alternative (to search inside Word documents) [closed]

I have a large collection of word files (about 100,000) which I use for work. Naturally, I need to search for files with specific content and these search tend to be rather complex, e.g. often need to ...
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Why does Windows 8 application search no longer match substrings?

When I first installed Windows 8, I could start an app by hitting the Windows key once to bring up the Start screen, and then typing a substring of the app's name. At some point since then, the ...
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Windows search can't find .lvm-files? (files created by Native Instruments' LabView)

I have gotten several files for several kinds of measurements. They were generated by some ADC (specific type does not matter) and the necessary software Labview, which are both made by Native ...
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Edit file from boot iso Arch Linux

I've messed up a startup script on my Arch Linux machine and I cannot boot into KDE anymore to disable it. Is there a way to delete (or move) that file from where it is so that the script will not ...
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Method to search multiple zip files (jar,war,ear,zip) for a folder

Is there an easy way to search Method to search multiple zip files (jar,war,ear,zip) for a folder? Some of these files may be in a maven like folder structure and not all in 1 folder.
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Windows 8, 8.1, 2012 R2: Search does not work correctly after joining local AD domain

Scenario: I do a fresh install of e.g. Windows 8.1 on a workstation. Then I create a temporary local user on this system -> searching in the start menu for e.g. "programs and features" (German: ...
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How search all pdfs in a folder and get a list of files containing the search entry

Using Adobe Reader, I can do an advanced search and find all the pdfs containing the search entry. However I can't seem to export text of the search results. I can highlight the names of the files ...
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Outlook 2007: how to search (filter) content of a search folder?

I'm using MS Outlook 2007 and I'm often working with search folders which show me a subset of all messages based on certain criteria. I have a search folder which lists all emails which are in my ...
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View most popular keywords used in conjunction with X

I know how to use Google trends to explore the popularity of keywords over time or resolved by the geographical region. I would however also be interested in finding out what other keywords are ...
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Windows 7 Start menu search - tweak refresh delay to be more like spotlight?

When you're typing something in Windows search, it refreshes the entire results with every character you type. It seems to re-order the search results as you type which makes the results move around ...
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How can I get Bing SSL search as the default in Firefox?

How can I get Bing SSL search as the default from the address bar in Firefox? Or for that matter, at all? Firefox doesn't seem to allow editing the actual search URLs. about:config doesn't have them. ...
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Google Chrome like omnibar in Mozilla Firefox

How to make Firefox's awesomebar (addressbar) to work like in Chrome? I mean especially search (words search, not URLs) auto complete from search history. This addon ( ...
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Most efficient way to search a computer

Just a while ago, I was doing a search of my whole computer which took days. When I started indexing files using the inbuilt software,my write speed drop a lot. Is there any way to index files ...
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Creating an Excel Search Box which Unhides a Row

I've never done VBA before and I'm pretty sure that's the only way to achieve what I need. I have a master password list which I don't want people to see when they are looking at my computer. ...
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Outlook 2013 greyed out customized fields under instant search box

I have few greyed out fields under the Search Box in Outlook 2013. (I had selected from Search Tools > More > Common Properties) why is it greyed out/not working and how to remove them as even the ...
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How to search Excel conditional formatting formula with specific text

Sorry I did try to search but could not find a question similar to what I want. My Question: Is there any easy way I could search all conditional formatting that has formula with specific text? I ...
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Anomalic popup and other ads in Mozilla Firefox after plugin instal

I have some questions about newest Mozilla Firefox: Recently I installed the newest Mozilla Firefox, where the default search engine was Google. One day I realized that the search engine is Eazel ...
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Is there a way of searching Firefox bookmarks by multiple tags without going into the bookmarks menu?

For bookmarks I know we have two options: Option 1: Bookmarks Menu → drop-down bookmarks menu listing Option 2: Bookmarks Toolbar → one click access to bookmarks Is there some add-on/extension for ...
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I'd like to create a database of pictures. Where to begin? [closed]

I'd like to create a searchable database of images. I'd like something a little expandable, meaning I'd like to define my own fields and be able to search on them, but I'd also like to be able to ...
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How do I fix Outlook 2013 search?

I have had a problem both on my machine and on countless machines I manage. Basically, Search in Outlook 2013 is shockingly bad and just doesn't work. Personally, my standard email setup consists of ...
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How to search comma separated tags in Excel and get results in a column. [duplicate]

I'm trying to tag items in a spreadsheet, and search through them, in a similar way to Nusantara How to Label / Tag Items in a Spreadsheet I've followed Excellll's brilliant advice and managed to get ...
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Search for words in description in services(.msc)

I sometimes search for services that have been named poorly and cannot be found with, for example the first letter of the programs name. How do I search for a specific word(s) in the description ...
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Outlook 2013, how to search for messages sent or received on, say, saturdays

I tried "sent:saturday" in the search box, but it didn't show me any results. I have messages sent and received on a saturday.
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Firefox in popup window (no address search bar) ctrl-k navigates to google

In firefox hitting Ctrl+K takes you to the search bar (all fine and good). However in my webmail client (Zimbra) it pops open windows without the address/search bar. Hitting Ctrl+K there (muscle ...
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Recursive search occurs instead of last command when using up arrow.

I'm using an internal product "shell" based on spring shell. When I press the up arrow to get my last command, instead I get (reverse-i-search)`': Retrieving the last command works for all my ...
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disable Chrome omnibox search on space key

My Chrome omnibox toggles the search on both TAB and Space key. this is really annoying. Is there any way I can tell Chrome to search only on TAB?
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Removing Bing from my Google search bar when I open a new tab

Bing has rudely planted its self on my "open new tab" so above Bing my regular Google is there but below is the irritating Bing search bar! I have tried everything I know of to get rid of it and it ...