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THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU! Greatly enhanced my a***. the two rescue and recover partitions on many Dell computers. But the search list disappears which completely makes me nuts.

NOT! In XP, if I wanted a list of all files with 3 braces in their names, I entered *{*{*{* in the search box. However, the search box in the Start Menu, also accessible from the Windows key DOES NOT WORK for finding anything in Documents. It would, of course, hurt a lot of businesses, which ride on problems that Microsoft does not feel like solving.

Windows 7 Advanced Search

nothing work's. The link in this post has been updated, this utility is also found in the Microsoft article mentioned in the closing paragraph. — http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9830262 Mike November 28, 2016 Reply Thanks Andy, I've used PCMover to upgrade from XP to Vista and to transplant from an XP user on an old PC to the same Vista user on a new PC and all Kudos dude.Andy D.

then I went check for updates and when it finish I went and look at what it find.But I still did not find SP 1 so I check for updates again At this point, remember that nothing has been transferred and I have a fresh Windows 7 machine. It's an $85 file manager solution and it takes a little getting used to. Windows 7 Search File Type This "groovy" article was less than useful in helping me to understand one thing about the new, lame Windows 7 search feature.

Thank you. help me February 25, 2011 Kevin @Doug, just because you can see the older files when reviewing the backup doesn't mean that it is backing up old files (unless you changed It made a giant archive ".MIG" file on my portable hard drive. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/1838/using-backup-and-restore-in-windows-7/ The "Windows Easy Transfer" application is on the Windows 7 DVD in: [CDDRIVE:]\support\migwiz\migsetup.exe They probably named it migsetup.exe to make sure it wasn't named setup.exe and save some trouble with confused

Run a Command Prompt as Administrator (Start > All Programs > Accessories > Right-click Command Prompt > Select "Run as administrator") Enter the following command without quotes: "net stop wuauserv"Note: If Windows 7 Search Date Range Reply JP November 29, 2014 at 1:17 pm # Sorry Kris You are SH*T out of luck. Jason says: 7 years ago You can search network files and index network files without having to store it on your computer. No issues so far.

Windows 7 File Search

But you guys just don't wanna hear us out." anonymuos says: 6 years ago Here's the story for network search if you don't want to read all the comments. I remove all directories from the indexed list, so it's slow like XP but it works just fine. Windows 7 Advanced Search please help me thanks.. Windows Explorer Search Syntax UpsetwithWindows says: 7 years ago Bonesnap Said, for your simple requirements Windows 7 is all you need.

What I can tell you is that the search in it works as expected. no files appeared even that i tried to put every extension in the index. I've been using a utility found here. Why shouldn't I compress? Windows 7 Advanced Search File Contents

Rebuild Windows 7's Search Index to Increase Performance 6 years ago Johan says: 6 years ago Wow, content: was the command I was looking for. Have installed win7 many a time but this time I was stumped. Thank you very much for the reliable and effective help. The search has ALWAYS been able to find what I've been looking for.

OK I may not be an expert, but I had no trouble before Vista. Windows 10 Advanced Search I've since abandon Win 7 searching and have purchased and installed Directory Opus. Start Mene.

grrrr.

Get over trying to make your $2,000. I hope Microsoft has spent major effort fixing this in Win 8 - I don't want to be deleting restore points and temp folders when my 16 GB tablet says it Despite the fact that all Windows OS's need to be patched (Service Packs), including Windows 7, it still is the best Windows so far. Windows Search Syntax Cheat Sheet And i once recovered the system as I described after I'd lost the ability to boot to Windows (my user profile got corrupted, actuall deleted), ie; I simply booted to safe

In Vista there was a command line tool called "vsp1cln.exe" but in Windows 7 you can run Disk Cleanup and check "Service Pack Backup Files" and get back almost a gig This worked for me as well. I did them in groups of ten or more grouping by type. For a truly advanced search experience check out DTSearch, which can search for text in almost any file type out there on your computer, network or web location.

I'm not joking, the first and last sentences in this article are utter lies. Obviously microsoft didn't test this bit of windows 7 before release. You have no idea how happy I am. Very clever: try to go back to the list of found files, and it (the list) has gone.

but I can’t. Wish you a very many happy Merry Christmas and very many Happy New Year Sir. For such people, Windows 7 is a time-consuming nightmare. If the rollups are cumulative, may I install only the last one ?

If they did this sales would be very high and they would make billions. See article: computing-tips.net/Find_file_Windows_7/. I can't tell you how many 'features' were broken or needing fixes straight out of the box. This allows you to save the search.

It's even better in Windows 7. It's the business of a monopoly. I tried windows10, but the Bluetooth and scrolling features of the touchpad don't work. Mam'selle says: 7 years ago Add me to the "you're joking" bandwagon - what took a simple right click and search (and search remained open) has been replaced with another unfriendly

They had be backup all of my files. I only had one of your steps that said it didn't apply to my version (Windows 7 Ultimate) but I just pressed on. Tried many sites before I found yours.