Tag Archives: Windows Explorer

Search for large files with Windows Explorer Search

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One of the things that I love about Windows 7 is the fast integrated search option built into Windows Explorer. In Windows XP you can Download Windows Desktop Search 4.0. It is working pretty much the same way as in Windows 7, but it is slow and takes up a lot of system resources. The built-in version in Windows 7 is working much better and faster. One of the reasons why the Search function are working very fast in Windows 7 is that it is indexing all your files as a background service called “Windows Search”. You can configure what folders you want to include in the Pre-indexed cache by selecting “Indexing Options” in the Control Panel.

How to Integrate a Command Prompt into Windows Explorer

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In this guide I will show you how you can integrate a command prompt into Windows Explorer

With this little tweak you can right click on a folder in Windows Explorer and start up a command prompt in that given path. If you often use batch scripts or start programs with command line parameters this can be very handy.