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Windows 7: Copy file address after doing a file search in windows explorer

26 May 2014   #1
32justin

Windows 7 professional 64bit
 
 
Copy file address after doing a file search in windows explorer

Hi All
I have a rather large file system with lots of folders & subfolders. When I want to save previously on Xp operating system I'd search in explorer open the folder I want then copy the address (e.g c:\customer records\client name\job address).
In windows 7, when I copy the folder address i get this "search-ms:displayname=Search%20Results%20in%20electronic%20files&crumb=location:S%3A%5CSEQ%5C011_Estimating %5Celectronic%20files\CHERMSIDE , 17 smith ST"

As you can imagine I cant paste that into a save as field and expect it find the folder location.

Does someone know if it can do what I want? keeping in mind this is about time saving and productivity exercise so I need a simple solution. It is also on a work computer so a lot of settings are locked.

Appreciate any help


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26 May 2014   #2
32justin

Windows 7 professional 64bit
 
 

Find solution myself
Hold down shift right click and select "copy as path"
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