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1answer
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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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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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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
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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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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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1answer
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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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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
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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
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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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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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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
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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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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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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
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“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
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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 ...