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How to include custom *network* locations for indexing in Start Menu search?

Hemant asked How to include custom locations for indexing in Start Menu search?, which asks how he can get Windows Vista/7 to include his custom D:\Utils folder in Start Menu search. I have a similar ...
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2answers
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How can we search through the list of completed Windows updates?

After installing Windows update, Control Panel → Windows Update shows the update history review: Enlarge How can we do a "search" through this list? For example, I would like to filter by ...
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3answers
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Vista Search For file in a String

I am an experienced programmer 10 years, and I am cannot see how to use Vista to search for a string in a file. Get all files that have a certain string in it. Could someone please help. Also how to ...
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2answers
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Windows - A different way to Search files by extension

I'd like to search all files that are different from a specific extension. So, if I search files by using the string *.doc I'd like to see every files that are not .doc. I also would like to hidden ...
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2answers
797 views

What is a portable app to enable flash drive search?

I want a windows vista compatible portable application that provides fast search on my flash drive for those occasions when I work on another machine. Something like google desktop for a flash drive. ...
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3answers
521 views

Why does Windows Explorer search sometimes miss some files?

In my downloads folder I have a file called PB_2.22_b006.zip. If I go to that folder in Vista Windows Explorer, and then type pb or pb* or anything like that in the search box, it doesn't find that ...
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2answers
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Pictures I can not find

i have saved pictures off an instant chat, it says they are in Joint Photograpic experts group and that they are jpg. Where do I find them, can not find them anywhere on my computer
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3answers
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Windows Vista not indexing files

I'm using Windows Vista's search index service to quickly launch programs by typing Super + name of program. However I'm having a hard time trying to understand why certain files won't appear. I ...
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2answers
158 views

Vista search replacment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What search utilities can search by file name in Windows 7? Is there any way to replace the vista search function with the windows XP search assistant/tool ?
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How to include custom locations for indexing in start menu search?

I like to use new start menu search in windows vista/7. It is easy to launch application and documents by typing few characters. Is it possible to include more locations in start menu search. For ...
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5answers
683 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
137 views

Why doesn't the Vista search show an executable in the results?

Possible Duplicate: Add my applications to Vista’s Start Search. I have an executable in the Downloads folder (baretail.exe), and the folder is indexed. If I click the Start menu and type the ...
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4answers
125 views

Searching for files in Vista?

How do you search for files that include "@" in the filename from the search window?
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2answers
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Find edited Word attachment opened via Windows Mail (Vista)

If you open (not save) a Word attachment in Windows Mail, then it will open the document up in Microsoft Word. This is saved somewhere, and you can edit the file and save it (i.e. no "save as" dialog ...
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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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6answers
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In Vista Explorer, how can I search the contents of all files in a directory for a word?

I have a PHP website in a directory on Vista. Many files in that directory have the word "output" in them. In Windows Explorer, I type "output" into the search box. It finds two files but does not ...