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Windows 7: Word Search

26 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 x64 RC1, Vista Ultimate, XP Pro
Word Search

I have about a hundred files in 10 folders and they are in one folder so how can I do a word search though all hundred files? They are Word Documents.

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26 Mar 2010   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lostsoul62 View Post
I have about a hundred files in 10 folders and they are in one folder so how can I do a word search though all hundred files? They are Word Documents.
make sure the folders are included in the search indexing. Also under advanced options check file contents (see pic)
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