Where Are You?: How to Find Your Files or Programs


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Finding files and programs with Windows Search

Windows Search functionality has been greatly enhanced, and Windows 7 comes with the very latest version. Unlike the version that shipped with Windows Vista, you can now obtain lightning fast search results from network-based file shares, as well as your own local hard drives. Let's say we are looking for a spreadsheet with a hockey schedule. There are a couple of different ways we could do that. If we knew where it was located, we could go to the Exercise Files, for example. If you've got them double-click to open.

We'll double-click the Chap02 folder. We know it's somewhere here in Chap02. In the top right-hand corner of Windows Explorer, you'll notice we've got a Search field. So we can click there and everything we search for is going to be in the Chap02 folder, so let's type-in the word hockey. Notice there is one spreadsheet here with a hockey schedule. We see a little bit of information about it. First of all, the type of file that it is. It's an Excel 97 ...

Finding files and programs with Windows Search
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Finding files and programs with Windows Search provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Rivers as part of the Windows 7 Essential Training

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Business Education + Elearning
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