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Use the find command. For example to find "yourstring" in all txt files: C:\YourFolder>find "yourstring" *.txt If youre on a network, just map the drive to Z for example, and run find from that drive.
Use glimpse / glimpseindex, as far as we are talking about ASCII textfiles here. It creates a very small index, since it does not store the line of occurence but only the fact that it occurs - so, a grep will be done, but only in the files actually containing the word, which is fast. Use glimpseindex to index your harddrive, and use glimpse to ...
Try fetching.io Complete, fulltext history search - indexes all pages browsed. Index stored locally (only available on Mac - Linux coming soon) or cloud-based. Free while in beta (at least as of 12 Nov 2014). Enable this search from omnibox by typing f, space and then your search. Like: f bottlenose dolphin
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