What have they done with the search for files containing text?

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by StanH, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. StanH

    StanH New Member

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    Windows 7 Professional How do you find files containing certain words? I can't believe MS would downgrade the search function, but I can't find it anywhere.:(
    Stan Hilliard
     
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    cybercore New Member

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    Welcome to the forums, StanH.

    To find files containing certain words, open up a folder where you would like to search => search box on top right => type your text, the more you type the more accurately it'll search => depending on how much you've typed in, it'll show you 1 or more files.

    I have just tried it, it works. Again, the more you type in the search box, the better it searches.
     
  3. StanH

    StanH New Member

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    If I understand it correctly the file has to be indexed and indexing only applies to certain file extensions.
     

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