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Windows 7: What happened to XP's multiple file search

23 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
What happened to XP's multiple file search

Here's my situation: in one specific folder, I have stored about 4,000 NDS games, which all begin with a number, e.g. "4130 Puzzle Kingdoms (EU)(M5).nds". In XP, I was able to search for mulitiple files by entering this kind of search string: 0021, 0301, 1231, 4130 etc. All files beginning with the string between commas was then selected. In Windows 7, this doesn't seem to be possble anymore. Can anybody help, or maybe suggest an alternative search program?

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23 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit
 
 

Let me first say that I highly doubt you own all those games. Don't pirate, or at least don't post here either indirectly or directly hinting towards piracy.
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24 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7
 
 

Sure Fred, and I bet that you're holier than the pope himself. If you don't wanna answer, just don't, ok?
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24 Mar 2010   #4

 

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24 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Typing this: "0021 OR 0301 OR 1231 OR 4130" (without quotes) does not pull multiple files?
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25 Mar 2010   #6

Windows 7
 
 

Thank you very much for your replies. I will try them tonight and will inform you on the results.
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25 Mar 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Product FRED View Post
Let me first say that I highly doubt you own all those games. Don't pirate, or at least don't post here either indirectly or directly hinting towards piracy.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Polar Monk View Post
Sure Fred, and I bet that you're holier than the pope himself. If you don't wanna answer, just don't, ok?
Polar Monk, those kinds of comments are uncalled for. Try and be a little more polite next time, ok?
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25 Mar 2010   #8

windows 7 professional & ultimate 64bit laptops
 
 

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26 Mar 2010   #9

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
Typing this: "0021 OR 0301 OR 1231 OR 4130" (without quotes) does not pull multiple files?
This one doesn't work, but thanks for your reply.
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26 Mar 2010   #10

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

You used OR as it correct? not a lower case "or" right?
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