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Windows 7: Windows 7 search for files&folders...can i make it search like XP?

01 Jul 2012   #1
iknowjohnny

windows 7 professional
 
 
Windows 7 search for files&folders...can i make it search like XP?

I asked this when i first got 7 about 1.5 years ago, but i never found a good replacement to make 7's file search anywhere near as good or similar as the XP search. Now 1.5 year later, is there anything like that?


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01 Jul 2012   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello iknowjohhny,

If you mean that you woud like to have more accurate search results, then using step 3 in the tutorial may be able to help with that.
Search - Have More Accurate Search Results
In addition, you might also take a look at these if you like:Hope this may help some,
Shawn
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03 Jul 2012   #3
4wd

W8+8.1, W7 ult+hp, XP
 
 

Am using Agent Ransack - Free File Searching Utility
The search function in FreeCommander - freeware file manager is also very good.
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07 Jul 2012   #4
pcunite

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iknowjohnny View Post
I asked this when i first got 7 about 1.5 years ago, but i never found a good replacement to make 7's file search anywhere near as good or similar as the XP search. Now 1.5 year later, is there anything like that?
Something very close is FileSearchEX ...
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