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Searching my hard drives

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#1 athegn


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Posted 02 January 2016 - 04:13 AM

I want to search my hard drives in Windows 10.
I try "Search the web and Windows" and it finds the "stuff" on my C: drive but I keep virtually everything on a physically separate hard drive (F:); My Stuff does not seem to search that.
Can I just open Windows Explorer and do a search of my own hard drive?  If so I cannot see how, perhaps because I struggle with the ribbon; always have even when I have to use Office.
Any advice please?

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#2 athegn

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Posted 02 January 2016 - 04:43 AM

Sorry, found search box.

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Posted 02 January 2016 - 11:01 AM

Also, if you want your other hard drive included by default in your Windows searches, go to Settings, search for Indexing Options, and tweak you Indexing Options to include that drive in the index.

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#4 wfallon


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Posted 10 January 2016 - 06:49 PM

You don't need Indexing, it just eats CPU and Mem.


Get AgentRansack, it's been around a long time, far superior to anything Windows has, and 20 times faster.



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