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Windows 7: Search in Windows 7

14 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
Search in Windows 7

Is it possible to do a full search for a document through my entire computer system including both external drives?
If so where do I start from.
I tried by going to Computer from the Start menu then selecting the C: drive but was wondering if that done a full search of the other drives.


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14 Oct 2010   #2

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)


Have a look at this SF Tutorial (credits to Shawn) - Search in Windows 7

Hope this helps and regards
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14 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Pro/32 Academic. Build 7600

Going from "computer" to "C" drive puts you in an explorer window. From there, you must select a drive to search, it won't automatically search every drive on your system. However, I do believe that searching from the start menu yields results from all connected drives, including external. Someone correct me if I'm wrong.
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