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Windows 7: Q: "Date created" Search filter?

01 Jun 2010   #1
DarkStar GT

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Q: "Date created" Search filter?

In Explorer, is there any way to do a search for files CREATED on a specific date or within a range of dates? I've found the search filter using "Date modified" but not "Data created".

The old XP "Search companion" did it, but that's no longer available in Windows 7, as far as I know.


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01 Jun 2010   #2
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Try typing DATE CREATED: in the Explorer search box.You should be able to select the date (or a range of dates) from a mini-calendar that appears.
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01 Jun 2010   #3
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Without the quotes type: "datecreated:‎" mini calendar! Woooo :O
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01 Jun 2010   #4
DarkStar GT

Windows Home Premium (64)
 
 

D'oh, thank you - I must have missed that in the Help. Certainly my Windows 7 reference book did not mention it.

To save me guessing, can someone let me know what other keywords can be used?

And, it's a bit of a primitive command line interface, isn't it? What happened to GUIs? Or do most people just search on (partial) filenames?
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01 Jun 2010   #5
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

These 2 have good info, bur there may be many more.

How-to : Search in Windows 7 | Windows 7 News

Windows Search Advanced Query Syntax
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01 Jun 2010   #6
DarkStar GT

Windows Home Premium (64)
 
 

Thank you Bill2 - that second link was just what I wanted.

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New link : Advanced Query Syntax (Windows)
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