search for a file with a specific word in it

Discussion in 'Windows Vista File Management' started by JR, May 27, 2010.

  1. JR

    JR Guest

    In XP (and previous versions of Windows) I was able to perform a wild-card
    search of a drive, directory, folder while looking for a specific word.

    I can not find how to do that in VISTA.

    How do I search a drive for files with the words "Class I" in a powerpoint

    JR, May 27, 2010
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    Retroman Guest

    Hello JR,

    Assuming that the file location is indexed for content and that the file
    extension is .PPT, try this query:

    ext:ppt "Class I"

    Open Windows Explorer and click on the drive or folder to be searched in
    the left pane. Then paste the query into the search window on the upper

    Doug M. in NJ
    Retroman, May 28, 2010
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    pacinitaly Guest

    pacinitaly, May 28, 2010
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