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Windows 7: why is explorer search so useless compared to 95 98 and xp

1 Week Ago   #11
Lance1

Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by F22 Simpilot View Post
It's really not hard. If you're searching for a pdf and can't remember its name, just enter .pdf (with the preceding .). A whole list of pdfs will show up that are on your entire computer including any attached storage and you can sort by date modified, etc.
If you do remember it's name but can remember were you put the file you can narrow the search down even more when you're searching by file extension. Type to last letter in the file name along with the extension. For example if your searching for "my new car.jpg" just type "r.jpg" Click the "Name" bar at the top of the column to put the search into alphabetical order and anything with an "R" at the end of the file name with that extension will appear.


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