He can keep developing it on his own time, MS can effectively use a fork of it as a Windows subsystem. I have searched C: for *.mp3 and it listed all my mp3s just fine. For those who would like to use the UNIX 'find' command I mentioned in my Dec 28th post but do not want to boot to linux, you can get unix like Hopefully a update or something fixed it. weblink
You'd reckon searching My Documents for *.doc would be easy, but no. Read the linked article, try it out and give it a second chance. permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]wolfcry0 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)Yup, it's downright awful. Using this way, the the results are instantaneous, but unfortunately it doesn't scan inside text, just the names/dates of files. http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/281299-why-my-windows-7-search-file-manager-so-screwed-up.html
I also own a Mac Mini for home. before i could alt tab between two windows and only if i tapped tab would i go thru the list. I too struggled and cursed for months, revisiting this post periodically. I have 18,000+ files in my My Documents folder, fully indexed; just moments ago I tried to search for a *.doc file of a short story I had written.
Subreddit rules Promoted Subreddits Microsoft Teams - Office 365 Team communication service subreddit. Are you aware of any version of Windows 7 that functions correctly on a SEARCH display with the FIELD BAR at the top? I feel your pain. Windows 10 Search Not Finding Files Ever heard of the whole "GIGO" concept?
This is the link microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/desktopsearch/technicalresources/advquery.mspx. To those of you who are dual booting to XP, why not dual boot to Linux? XP is better. http://www.trustedreviews.com/opinions/windows-10-problems-bugs-help-fix Forget any 64-bit OS.
modified today, yesterday, April of 2009? Everything Search Tool pristine2 says: 7 years ago There are a few people out there like "bonesnap" for whom Windows 7 search makes perfect sense. Now search for it in the start menu search. She comes back.
solved Cannot delete a file that is messing up another program (Windows 7) solved User File Permissions Messed Up solved Hard Drives shows up in bios and windows disk management but Homepage At the same time "Agent Ransack" shows me ALL of the files!!! Windows 10 Search Indexing i was getting used to some of win7's features (and quirks) but this is the clincher. Windows 10 Search Terrible Control Panel > Indexing Options permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]vociferos 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago(0 children)There are certain kinds of results that are just excluded from Cortana regardless of index status. .url files including
Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... have a peek at these guys Here you can choose to index encrypted files and other options like treating similar words with diacritics as different words. Hope this helps. If you can't mentally handle the need to open Explorer instead of sitting at Start menu and crying, you'd commit suicide if someone gave you advanced search button. Ntfs Indexing
W7 is nowhere near as useful at Spotlight search on Mac. Rebuild Windows 7's Search Index to Increase Performance 6 years ago Johan says: 6 years ago Wow, content: was the command I was looking for. Speed is worse now, unless I index EVERYTHING, CONSTANTLY, on all my PCs and servers, and even then searches take longer and yield results that make me cringe. http://ksresource.net/windows-10/exit-windows-sound-will-not-accept-my-wav-file.html Now there seems to be no option for this at all.
Occasionally I do want to find a file by bits of text in the file name - but mostly I am after files which CONTAIN a text string somewhere inside them. Windows 10 Search Doesn't Find Files The redundancy alone is enough to drive one mad.. And to be fair, if you just type in a word, zillions of results appear.
This will bring up the Indexing Options dialog. That means you can tell Windows 7 to index and return results from files and folder on network drives or external hard drives. There will be no major changes before launch. Everything Search File Contents You just cannot have your way with it.
Cheers cyrus says: 7 years ago Add me to the Train. Mam'selle says: 7 years ago Add me to the "you're joking" bandwagon - what took a simple right click and search (and search remained open) has been replaced with another unfriendly The functionality has been painfully and deliberately obfuscated, unforgivably dumbing down the entire operating system. this content But damn.
permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]wallowinginfun -1 points0 points1 point 1 year ago(0 children)I've been going back and forth between trying to tweak windows search and just using launchy. It managed and searched well over 750,000 files and documents on the XP setup, where I had ~ 3 TiB spinning, at about a 40% utilization factor. If it couldn't find it in indexed files in Vista, I click a convenient button to search non-indexed files, for a small price in time spent. You must copy this IP address without the port number and then search for it with regedit.This can at least point you to where Windows thinks the file is at.
Click on the user account you want to automatically sign in to when you start up and clear the 'Users must enter a user name...' box if available and hit OK.Now, You will see the list of machines you have connections to. *Then go to Explorer and open a file.*Run netstat -an again while waiting for the file to open and look You can install as a 90 trial and check things out. I don't want to have record of what my files even after I delete those.
You have to click the little drop down navigation list next to the magnifying glass in the address bar BEFORE you click anywhere else in the address bar or it will Yes, it returns extra results because it searches within files instead of exclusively file names (I believe there is an option to disable this, but I don't remember), but it always Anyone out there happy with the NEW search in Windows Explorer in Win 7 and Vista? permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]thegreatestajax 6 points7 points8 points 1 year ago(1 child) when enough people complain through Windows insider right after they respond to our feedback and provide more color options for the taskbar...