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Windows 7: searching

19 Feb 2011   #1
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I use search a lot and have some difficulties with 7 search.
I discovered in a post on some other forum (can't find it now) that there is a search "language" that allows powerful boolean searching.
If you know what I'm talking about, can you point me to a reference that I could use to structure my searches?
Or, better yet, a free download that provides an easy to use front end for searching.....


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19 Feb 2011   #2
Kari

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19 Feb 2011   #3
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Kari,
Thanks. The AQS link doesn't mention W7. I assume it works in 7 also?
And, know of any downloads that front-end AQS?
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19 Feb 2011   #4
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Newmarket2 View Post
Kari,
Thanks. The AQS link doesn't mention W7. I assume it works in 7 also?
And, know of any downloads that front-end AQS?
M
Yes. It's for latest version of Windows Search, which is also used in Windows 7.

Kari
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19 Feb 2011   #5
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And, know of any downloads that front-end AQS?
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19 Feb 2011   #6
Kari

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We have discussed Windows Search and alternatives quite a lot here on Seven Forums. Personally I'm not so familiar with third party tools, being completely happy with Windows Search but check at least these threads to get some ideas:Kari
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