Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Search for all files and folders?

18 Sep 2009   #11

win 7

Well, this is ridiculous. One step forward an a big step back. I'm stumped.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Sep 2009   #12

64-bit Windows 10 Pro


I'm not sure what you are stumped about. Please let us know.

You would just set your search options for how you want searches done, then you can search from the Computer window to search all drives.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Feb 2013   #13

win 7 32bit


in windows explorer type *.* in the search box while in the folder you want to search. This searches for all files
and folders in the directory, if u wish to search just mp3 files u can type *.mp3 or for images *.jpeg etc etc

hope this helps and very true about stepping forward then taking a huge step back
My System SpecsSystem Spec


 Search for all files and folders?

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Removing Hidden Files from Search or Reseting Search
I have some files in my PC that have passwords and such in them. I put them in hidden, but I noticed that after you click the file once. That file begins to appear on the search bar if you type the file name. For example I have a file called "abc.txt" (It's hidden) Before I ever click to see...
Search and Deleted Items folders in Outlook 2010 pst files
Is is possible to either delete or hide the "search folders" and "deleted iems" folders that appear in each pst file created? We use individual pst files to file our emails per current job. But the folders above take up a lot of visual space in the toolbaro it would be preffered to hide or...
Microsoft Office
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?
General Discussion
Windows 7 search files and folders vs Outlook 2007 search
Hello, Can someone tell me some specifics and pinpoint the differences (or maybe a good website) that would pinpoint the differences between the Windows 7 search and the outlook 2007 search? I know the outlook search searches through email but are there other difference I am overlooking between...
General Discussion
How to let Search look only for files & folders
How can I let W7 Search look only for files and folders?
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:34.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App