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1answer
236 views

Windows folder search

I am on Windows-XP Professional. While using the windows search to find a keyword or phrase in file, is there any option to say that return results having that world only, do not return if that word ...
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2answers
567 views

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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2answers
820 views

Searching network drive without indexing - win xp

I believe someone else asked that question in relation to Windows 7 but if I want to search a network drive in Win XP, is there a way to do it without the need to index the files?
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2answers
115 views

How can I stop Windows Indexing from running?

XP Pro, SP3. I now use "Everything" for search. How can I stop Windows Indexing from running?
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2answers
873 views

Command line tool to search docx file under ms dos or cygwin

Is there a command line tool that is able to search .docx file under MS DOS or Cygwin ? I have tried Grep, it's not working with .docx while working fine with .txt file. I know I could always ...
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1answer
90 views

How can Windows be prevented from automatically redoing a search in the Search Results window?

The problem I have with it is that when you perform a search, Windows keeps spontaneously redoing the search. It seems that the most likely cause is when a file in the list is renamed or deleted ...
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1answer
784 views

Is there a way to save the file listing from a Windows file search to a text file?

Is there a way to save the file listing from a Windows search to a text file? I have had to search from My Computer over 6 drives for a file spec. I can't believe that there is no way to save the ...
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0answers
55 views

Thunderbird portable Searches multiple mail boxes

I have a portable installation of Thunderbird 3 (WinXP) with my old archive with four local mail boxes. I would like to search in all mail boxes at same time, but I can't do it. I havealready enabled ...
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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
117 views

DiskInternal's Linux Reader Search

A 2TB external hard drive having multiple reiserfs, ext2/3 and similar linux file systems on it. In need for a quick search from within windows xp I found Linux Reader from DiskInternals. It ...
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2answers
260 views

Improve Windows XP search speed

We need to search 2 computers for about 50 search terms. We are searching the local computers as well as 6 mapped network drives and finding it very slow because we are restricted to using Windows ...
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1answer
787 views

Search for files modifed on certain Date and Time range

I am trying to search for files modified on a certain date between a certain time, it doesn't seem to allow searching by time
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2answers
86 views

Is there 'file indexer' for EVERY file on linux?

I'm using winXP and openSUSE... On win, I have 'search everything' tool, which indexes every file in comp.. Is there a similar tool for linux.. It saves me much time... Thank you... ...
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4answers
113 views

How to search for files in Windows 7+ like you could in Windows XP?

I have a couple questions about searching for files on Windows 7. I find the XP method much easier than this new Windows 7 search. Note: I am only concerned about finding files whose names match a ...
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1answer
230 views

Weird keyboard behaviour, characters are automatically inserted

See these arrows? ''''''''''''''''''''' This is what keeps populating any search or form I use. My XP Home edition netbook has suddenly started populating things like Google search and email ...
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1answer
1k views

Correcting hijacked search in Chrome from “resultdns.com”?

Potentially unnecessary background: I was a Sloppy Internet User today and downloaded an unsafe file without realizing my virus-protection software was offline. I noticed suspicious behavior from my ...
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4answers
542 views

Is there a way to force Windows to recognize a network folder as a local drive, for the purposes of being able to search it with Everything?

I just started using the file search program Everything at work to search through documentation on our shared drives. This is after disappointments with Google Desktop and Windows Search. I love the ...
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3answers
666 views

Vista like Search box in Windows Xp

How do i get a Windows Vista like Search box in Windows Xp. There's a program here : http://www.vistastartmenu.com/ . What are the other ?
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2answers
3k views

Finding encrypted files and folders under Windows XP

I have a number of folders on my hard disk drive that have been encrypted using the built-in Windows XP folder encryption. How can I get a list of all of the locations that have been encrypted? ...
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6answers
271 views

Search index feature for Windows

Is there a search index-like feature for Windows? Something that indexes your files so that you can search though them quickly later.
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2answers
187 views

How to remove the history of the “A word or phrase in the file” field in the search?

I want to get rid of them all. For a li'l explanation on what field. Go into the search of file, move into the field with that name and without writing anything else, press the down arrow (you have ...
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3answers
3k views

How do I replace the stupid Windows XP dog assistance search with the classic Windows 2000 search?

How do I get search in Windows XP back to the way it was in Windows 2000, in one step? What is the easiest way to do this?
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2answers
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Windows Search 4.0 replaces Explorer File Search dialog. How to get it back?

I'm using the Office 2007 suite including Outlook 2007 too and Outlook is worthless without the Windows Search 4.0 For me an unfortunate side effect is that it also replaced the Explorer File Search ...