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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft® Windows® Vista™ All in One by Greg Perry

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Chapter 13. Finding Information All Over Windows

In This Chapter:

  • Find files and folders fast
  • Search when you don’t know a file’s location
  • When to use the Search folder
  • Narrowing your search results
  • Modifying search locations
  • Perform Boolean searches
  • Save searches to reuse later

Hard disks are getting big...very big. As a terabyte of space—that’s 1,000 gigabytes—comes closer to becoming a standard storage capacity, you have more room to store more data in more places than ever before. When you want some of that data, you want to be able to locate the data quickly. (If you can’t find it quickly, the data isn’t very helpful.)

Windows Vista comes to the rescue with an entirely redesigned search system that permeates your entire operating system ...

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