Configure Windows 7 File Contents Searching
Trying to find a document that you can't remember the file name, but know
the contents of? Windows 7 does not always automatically search file contents.
This means if you type in a search term, it will search file titles, but not actually
look through what is in each document. Use the steps below to enable content searching.
1. In the Start menu, select Windows Explorer.
2. Press the [Alt] key. This will cause a toolbar to appear near the top of
the Windows Explorer window.
3. In the toolbar select Tools | Folder Options.
4. In the Folder Options dialog box that appears, on the Search
tab, set the radio button next to "Always search file names and contents". Allowing
this to process might take several minutes.
5. Press on the [OK] button.
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