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Windows 7: Script to seach folders & subfolders for files containing keywords

07 Oct 2014   #1
cmrgarcia

Win 7 64 bit
 
 
Script to seach folders & subfolders for files containing keywords

Hello,

I need help creating a basic script which will search C: drive, and all its subfolders for all files containing keywords in the filename. I would like the script to pull the keyword filenames from a list.

For example, I will have a text file named list.txt, in this list it will have diffrent lines, with names such as

John, smith
jane, doe
john, appleseed
etc.

in my C: drive, there are multiple folders that contain multiple PDF's files named John, smith04111983.pdf smith, john april111983.pdf etc.

I would like the script to go thru the list, and search the entire C; drive for any files containing the names on the list, and any files found placed in a folder, on my D: drive.

I have tried diffrent scripts, and have been unsuccessful in finding a script to do this. It seems really simple, but i dont have much scripting expierince. Please help.


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09 Oct 2014   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Why not install and use a program like Everything Search Engine?
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