Posts tagged Windows Search

Windows 7 File Search Tip

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Pressing Windows + F will bring up the Search Results window, allowing you to search for a file. The same can be accomplished by just hitting Windows (or Start) and typing in the little search box, but the Search Results (Windows + F) instantly gives you more sorting options and a better ability to view documents.

Using search operators to find pictures, music and videos in Windows Vista

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Question
I am looking for the option to search for Pictures, music or video like we had in Windows XP. It appears that the option is removed in Windows Vista. How do I search for Pictures, music and videos?

Answer
Although the “Pictures, music or video” search option is non-existent in Windows Vista, search is much more organized in Windows Vista. To accomplish what you want, you use advanced search operators. To search for pictures, music and videos at a stretch, type the following in the Instant Search box.

kind:music OR kind:pictures OR kind:videos
It should list all music, picture and video files present in the search location(s).