Re: Can I set Search back to XP way?
Thanks. I will try the SAVE Search option.
"Ilia Sacson [MS]" wrote:
> Hello Lara,
> By default Vista only searches in the index. If you want it to search more
> 1) Open Start->Search,
> 2) Click on Advanced Search,
> 3) Check "include non-indexed, hidden, and system files" check box,
> 4) Under Locations, select where you want to search (like C: drive),
> 5) Under Name, enter the name of the file you are looking for,
> 6) Click Search button and wait for a while.
> If you'd like to search with these settings often, you can save them by
> clicking on the "Save Search" button. They will be stored in the Searches
> folder in your user profile (next to Documents, Favorites and etc).
> "lforbes" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > Hi,
> > I am having problems finding things with the search in Vista. With XP when
> > I
> > set it to search system and hidden files it stayed that way. It also
> > didn't
> > give me ABSOLUTELY everything including emails, favourites etc.
> > All I want to do is to be able to search for a file name and have it list
> > ONLY the files that have that name. However, I want it to search
> > everywhere.
> > I would rather it be thorough and find the name than be "fast" and not.
> > Any ideas?
> > Thanks
> > Lara