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    How to Open and Change Search Options in Vista
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    How to Open and Change Search Options in Vista


    information   Information
    This will show you how to open and change the Search options to give the search results you want.
    Note   Note
    These settings are for doing searches in the Windows Explorer search box and not from the Advanced Search window.



    Here's How:
    1. Open Folder Options.

    2. Click on the Search tab. (See screenshot below)

    3. Make your changes here.
    -folder-options-jpg
    4. Click on OK to apply.
    That's it,
    Shawn



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    Re: Search Options

    I am a new Vista user. I want to find all of the .doc files on a hard drive. How do I get Vista to list every .doc file on a particular hard drive?

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    Re: Search Options

    Hello Tcaffey, and welcome to Vista Forums.

    Be sure to have your search settings set like they are in the screenshot below step 4 to have all areas included in the search. Next, open Computer and the hard drive you wand to search in. In the Search box at the top right corner, type in *.doc and press enter.

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn

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