File Search in Windows® 7
How to use Advanced Query Syntax and search option in Windows 7?
Advanced Query Syntax is a technique to define and narrow your search to obtain more precise results. For this, you could use variety of keywords and search parameters. All these could restrict the query to particular locations, file types or properties. You could also search for specific file kind. File kinds are usually displayed on the top of search Explorer. This files could be accessed by pressing Logo key of Windows and F key together. You could use this advanced feature in Windows 7. When user types a query all the matches could be displayed by filtering according to the query. A file searching is a simplified job in Windows 7. Windows 7 could search and find applications and file names within limited time. In Windows, you could performed a detailed search. Files searching in Windows 7 are simpler and faster.
Different ways to search files in Windows 7 are given below:
- From Start menu
- Searching in folder
- Beyond a folder search
From Start menu
You could search for files from Start menu itself. In Windows 7, Start menu contains a search box and this could be used to find out files, folders and e-mails stored in your computer. You need to type the query or a part of query in the search box from Start and all the related items will be listed down.
Searching in folder
By limiting the search to a folder or library, you could save considerable amount of time. For this, you could make use of the search box in top of the windows in Windows Explorer. Another way to limit the search location is up to the library. Searching will take place only within the library. The file will be searched in all files and folders inside the library.
In Windows 7, you could use various option give by Windows itself. To do this type of advanced searching, you need to go for search again option from the bottom of result which comes after a search. You could select various options for advanced searching like library, Computer, Custom and Internet option. Search in 'Computer' means searching process is screening files through whole computer. Custom search is a way for you to do searching according to preferences. Library search is searching within a specified library. Internet is the way to do online searching. That is you could search in browser and go for various websites.
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