1.    09 Mar 2016 #1
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    Dragging and Dropping from the search results


    For example, I searched for fw18 here. I try to drag the file fw18.doc from the search results onto say my desktop, but it's not possible. It was always possible in Windows 7 but why not windows 10? Now I have to right click, open file location, then drag and drop to where I want it to go.

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  2.    10 Mar 2016 #2
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    me too


    Quote Originally Posted by l1nkown View Post
    For example, I searched for fw18 here. I try to drag the file fw18.doc from the search results onto say my desktop, but it's not possible. It was always possible in Windows 7 but why not windows 10? Now I have to right click, open file location, then drag and drop to where I want it to go.
    Same problem here. how is this not a more widespread complaint? Maybe I haven't looked around enough. maybe there's a solution out there. If i find anything, I'll post again.
    Last edited by pokeycd; 10 Mar 2016 at 10:50. Reason: make it cleaner looking
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  3.    10 Mar 2016 #3
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    Use 'mssearch',

    Make a shortcut with: C:\Windows\explorer.exe shell:::{9343812e-1c37-4a49-a12e-4b2d810d956b}
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  4.    10 Mar 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    Use 'mssearch',

    Make a shortcut with: C:\Windows\explorer.exe shell:::{9343812e-1c37-4a49-a12e-4b2d810d956b}
    Brilliant!!! This is the ultimate solution. It solved my other problem which is that WIN10 didn't search through outlook data. So if i use this trick, i can type in a phone number and find it in contacts, emails, and calendar items. Thank you so much!
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  5.    10 Mar 2016 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by pokeycd View Post
    Brilliant!!! This is the ultimate solution. It solved my other problem which is that WIN10 didn't search through outlook data. So if i use this trick, i can type in a phone number and find it in contacts, emails, and calendar items. Thank you so much!
    Glad to help!
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