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Windows 7: Search for all files and folders?

18 Sep 2009   #1
jlacy76

win 7
 
 
Search for all files and folders?

Where is this function in win 7 like xp? I need to search across multiple drives.


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18 Sep 2009   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Jlacy, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It's located in Folder Options under the Search tab.

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Hope this helps,
Shawn
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18 Sep 2009   #3
jlacy76

win 7
 
 

it's still not working for me. It shows emails not directories or files.


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18 Sep 2009   #4
Antman

 

Brink, I will add "I am having the exact same problem" to this. I am completely missing something about the new search tool and the tutorial did not turn on any lights.

I want to search for JPGs on two drives concurrently, and have no idea how.

Or, for all files named Capture* on two drives concurrently, and have no idea how.
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18 Sep 2009   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You can open the Computer window and do a search from there to search all drives.

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18 Sep 2009   #6
Antman

 

You can always tell a Texan...


Thanks for the head slap.


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18 Sep 2009   #7
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

LOL, you're welcome Anthony.
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18 Sep 2009   #8
jlacy76

win 7
 
 

I must need my head crushed because I know some where in these 4 terabytes I have a folder called lauren from back sometime in 2007. Actully have have more than one folder but it's not finding any.

Win 7 has made my life more difficult over xp in this respect. Is there another tool I can try?
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18 Sep 2009   #9
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

jlacy

did you add the other drives to the search index?

edit for path: control panel>indexing>advanced
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18 Sep 2009   #10
Antman

 

Everything Search Engine

Everything - some people swear by it.
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