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replacing search in win10

by CesiaS / March 18, 2018 11:58 PM PDT

I'm new to win10 and would like an easier way to do file search on my computer. I find Cortana very annoying, I do not want suggestion from Bing search, I just want to find files on my computer.
I have Dell computer with 128GB SSD and 1TB HDD, so need to easily search both drives. I open "this PC" window and do my search there.
This works fine, but I would like to know what other members do?

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I Use Two Options Like You
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / March 19, 2018 11:24 AM PDT

I've disabled Cortant so the bottom search windows is easier to use for me, and it finds a lot of things I need. Plus I also open "This PC" and run the search from the upper left corner when I only want specific file names on the PC.

Hope this helps.


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I should add
by CesiaS / March 19, 2018 12:25 AM PDT

I have win10 home ver 1709

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Re: Cortana
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 19, 2018 1:48 AM PDT
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Will try
by CesiaS / March 20, 2018 5:00 PM PDT

your suggestion, thank you Grif

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