If 100+ comp sci undergrads every year could write the basic code to do this, why can't Microsoft? The video didn't help much because it dealt mainly with library searches, not directory/sub-directory ones that I'm used to from XP. If I search for a it shows me all 611 files in some convoluted order. Reply Aaron Couch August 26, 2012 at 2:08 am Shine, Sorry for overlooking this comment!
It will return no results whatsoever. Obviously microsoft didn't test this bit of windows 7 before release. I'm sticking with Everything as my primary search tool, but we'll see :P Reply Ales Mole July 12, 2012 at 4:20 pm It's a shame that Google stopped with Google Desktop How To Enable Search Option In Windows 7 Start Menu I can type in the exact filename and it won't find the file, but enter one or two characters and it works.
I searched for “photo” because I’m looking for things with that in the title or location. Windows 7 Search Box Missing From Start Menu To me, that says to fall back on an unindexed search. Hope you found this helpful. Windows search doesn't find them either (I read in another thread that those files would sometimes appear in search).
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gusgizmo Ars Tribunus Militum Tribus: Kailua Kona, Hawaii Registered: Aug 26, 2004Posts: 2385 Posted: Wed Mar 05, 2014 3:41 am This thread is enormously helpful, I'd like to add in that By following this tutorial, you will be able to enable or disable Windows Search in Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista. Enable Windows Search Windows 10 Something glaring like not being able to search text within a PDF file(!) Apparently Microsoft knew about this and chose not to fix it. Search Box Missing Windows 10 Who thinks this is a good thing?
asked 2 years ago viewed 308 times active 2 years ago Blog Stack Overflow Podcast #98 - Scott Hanselman Is Better Than Us at Everything Benefits for Developers from San Francisco Windows Search Bar Windows 10 Thanks. Another brokenness of Win 7.
You can also choose “Type” instead.
Bonesuck says: 6 years ago Bonesnap… Try searching inside a file.. Reply musicphann July 12, 2012 at 2:57 am Everything is fast! W7's indexed search doesn't even seem like much of a performance improvement. Windows 7 Search Not Finding Files n25philly says: 7 years ago I just don't get it.
SirLegs says: 7 years ago Bonesnap: That W7 feature _is_ pretty cool for executable application files, but most of us here are not trying to find those types of files. If it couldn't find it in indexed files in Vista, I click a convenient button to search non-indexed files, for a small price in time spent. I personally feel that it deserves consideration above all others listed here. http://renoscanner.com/windows-7/windows-7-install-hangs-at-starting-windows.html Click “OK” to close this window.Hope this helps. 32 posts Ars Technica > Forums > Operating Systems & Software > Windows Technical Mojo Jump to: Select a forum ------------------ Hardware &
Saw that last night. By the way, another reason indexed search results are not ideal, is that I have had so many questions on "Why is my hard drive spinning so much when I do Most of my existing shared folders exhibit this behavior. Hundbegraven says: 6 years ago Surprisingly, no-one seems to have mentioned a point that has been annoying me, so it may be, as others have said of themselves, that I’m doing
It takes double the time and keystrokes. I'm looking for something that will allow me to search Win7 file system with the kind of flexibility I am used to from years of using Win2k and WinXP (search by I just use Agent Ransack instead because, guess what? Often patients do not bring thei old records,therefore ,I have to search their record by entering patient's name & place of residence.Windows XP search tool provides the required information with in
melwyn says: 6 years ago Guys, I've been using Windows 7 right from the beta edition. BezantSoft says: 6 years ago I am greatly disappointed in Win7 search. I can't believe I'm saying this - but heck, I'm ready to buy a Mac myself. September 9, 2011 Bob Search works for me.
I have to type them as well. :o) September 6, 2011 TsarNikky John 3347 you are absolutely right! It used to be easy, albeit slow, to search for a word inside a document. If one wants to get complicated in doing a search, make that process complicated-not just the generic search routine. Create a few MSWord files containing unique items of text and save them to various folders around your hard drive.