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20 Nov 2009   #1
mc1548

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 
Is there a way to get Win 7 search to show what I ask i

In xp when I searched it listed what I asked it for. This is not so with Vista & now 7.
Example: I would use the ` Symbol, (lower case & the character to the left of 1) to mark my Favorites & in xp it brought up only the names with the ` in it like, Mike at the Beach` In Vista & now 7it brings up nothing.
Is there a way to get Win 7 search to show what I ask it for?


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20 Nov 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mc1548 View Post
In xp when I searched it listed what I asked it for. This is not so with Vista & now 7.
Example: I would use the ` Symbol, (lower case & the character to the left of 1) to mark my Favorites & in xp it brought up only the names with the ` in it like, Mike at the Beach` In Vista & now 7it brings up nothing.
Is there a way to get Win 7 search to show what I ask it for?
Hi and welcome

What folders do you have marked for indexing? are the files with '`' symbol in those folders?

Ken J
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20 Nov 2009   #3
mc1548

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

Iím going to have to learn how to Index, thanks for pointing me in the right direction
Mike
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20 Nov 2009   #4
logicearth

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

If you are being specific when you are searching. Use quotes: "`something..." I found you don't even need to finish when using the startmenu search box.
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21 Nov 2009   #5
mc1548

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

I still canít figure out win 7ís search. I have better luck with Agent Ransack that I learned about when I was trying to figure out how to search in Vista.
I just did a search in my picture folder for Boat & Agent Ransack found 98 files & win 7 found 83. Win 7 didnít find sailboat & a few others that didnít have a space between the two words like FireBoat, Fire Boat.
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21 Nov 2009   #6
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Control Panel>Indexing Options. Select the Modify button to add locations to Search.
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21 Nov 2009   #7
mc1548

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seekermeister View Post
Control Panel>Indexing Options. Select the Modify button to add locations to Search.
I see now that win 7 just doesn't work like xp, Agent Ransack does so I'll use it most of the time. The only problem with Agent Ransack is that it doesn't let me rename the file
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24 Nov 2009   #8
pacinitaly

windows 7 professional & ultimate 64bit laptops
 
 

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