In earlier versions of Windows it was possible to search for parts of the filename by typing e.g. filename:~="car" in the search box.

It worked for file names where car was not following a space like in a file name like BlueCar.

I can't get this to work in File Explorer on Windows 10.

How come? Has Microsoft removed this search feature or am I doing something wrong?

Are there any other way to solve this?

  • What do you mean it doesn't work? Does it show too many files, no files, different files? – Ben N Jan 16 '16 at 19:20
  • Sorry for not being clear. It shows no files. – Ozzy Jan 17 '16 at 7:46

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