Windows 7 - Using the Search Function

The Search feature of Windows 7 allows you to search your hard drive for files. Note: It will not search through HTML files.

  1. Open the Start Menu Vista Start Logo

  2. Enter the the file name you are searching for in the Search field.

    • You do not need to click on this field to access it, just start typing after opening the Start Menu.

    win7_basic_search.png

  3. Click See more results.

  4. The Search Results window will appear.

  5. If you are still unable to find your file, click on Custom...

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  6. Select Computer to search through all locations on your computer and click OK.

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Owner:Leah S.Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2009-10-18 19:00 CDTUpdated:2012-08-09 16:09 CDT
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