Another change in Windows Explorer is the outstanding maintenance for Indexed Searches that can look as if basically the unexplainable, when we have to search any particular file or folder among thousands of files. Context Sensitive Options in the search box assist to filtering our search immediately.
In Windows 7 Context Sensitive Options, indexing files and folders in the library, where data would be stored by default. We can also customize the index location simply. To get started how to search in Windows 7? Go to Start Menu; enter the keyword in the search box.
This will automatically search your keyword and displayed the Indexing Options dialog box with the indexing result.
You also can customize the location of your search by clicking Modify. Then all kind of drives will be shown in the list such as network drives, etc. Whereby the location can be modify by checking ON or OFF.
For adding file types or extensions in your searches, go to the Advance in the Indexing Options and then select the File Types tab. If you didn’t find your exact file type you can add it manually. Index Settings is also a good tool to customizing Search Indexing Options. Encrypted files also could be added in the search options.
Enhanced search aspects in Windows 7 are awfully improved, so let the user to modify most of the search choices.