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Windows 7: Search doesn't work for numbers in contents of a file


06 Mar 2014   #11
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Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Try changing the Indexing Options. Go to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Indexing Options
Click on Advanced, then file types, scroll to .pdf and highlight it and change as shown below.

With the format of xxxxxxx-yyyyyy name.pdf, Windows will see the xxxxxxx-yyyyyy bit as a single word with the included dash.

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