If you’re a novice computer user and you offend make chances on your document file and forget it name. Are you remembering the initial letters of the file but could not remember the full name of the file? Do you want to know how to save specific Windows File Explorer searches for fast future queries? Then simply keep reading on this article to know more how to search files using Windows File Explorer and how to save the search session easily. You can easily Search files in Windows File Explorer by using the “search box” next to the “address bar” in the upper right of the explorer. You can also open the File Explorer by just tapping on “Windows logo key + E” on Microsoft Windows 10, 8 and 7.
Open the Windows File Explorer and on the right edge of the dialog screen, by tapping Search or if you’re using a mouse, then pointing to the upper-right corner of the screen, moving the mouse pointer down, and then click Search box, enter the name or initials in the File Explorer in the search box. Double-click or double-tap the device, folder, drive, or network location you’d like to search. In the upper right, next to the address bar, enter search terms in the search box. Your results will start to appear with your search terms will be highlighted.
This Windows File Explorer is mainly used, suppose if you don’t know the file name but you know the file type. Say for example “JPG” then you can simply enter in the “search box” and enter it. As the search will take place and display all the “JPG” file format available in the computer hard disk. You can also set search filters to find a particular file. There are two types of filters i.e. data modified and size limit. You can the search limit if you know exactly when they got created or modified so that this saves times also you can set the search size limit this saves more time instead of searching the whole hard disk.
Here’s more of the amazing features of Windows File Explorer, suppose you have searched a larger volume of your hard disk and you are busy and don’t wish to search the entire scan process again. On such circumstances, there is wonderful option in the tool to save the search session by using “save search” option. Once on clicking this option a separate dialog window will appear where your searched section can be saved with its search terminology anywhere on the drive. So, that next time when you want search a particular file or document, you can just click on that saved search (search-ms) file, which will automatically display all the files falling under the search category.
Apart from searching files or folders by setting instating data modified, size and saving into to desirable location, you could also customize you searching features of the Windows File Explorer by selecting the “kind” of file, selecting the resent searches, Advanced option, Other properties and much more options are provided so that searching and saving the search queries on Windows File Explorer can easily be tackled.