Windows 10: File Explorer Search-"Limit to search on name" not working Solved

  1.    04 Jun 2016 #1

    File Explorer Search-"Limit to search on name" not working


    Hello,
    The File explorer option is bugged: whatever option one chooses: search names, url, or contents: the result total is that of search "contents". For most searches, this gives 12000 files instead of say 3. Cortana does give the three, but it's not at all a satisfactory solution as it doesn't show the explorer tree.
    > Is there a patch for this please?

    Also, in between, I have used a Mac and there is a search function that you may consider:
    It allows to specify the search several unattached words in the name AND in a time period AND a type.
    Example : name: Report + name: Geneva + date: 30 March-10 April + type: pptx
    THis is most useful for limiting the number of results in very large databases inside Explorer.
    > What do you think?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    04 Jun 2016 #2

    Found the solution: type name:abc, date: xx/yy/zz etc.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
Hi guys, I have been using Windows 10 build 10240 for a while and I have a big problem regarding search. When I try to search for something from the search box in the Taskbar, I get this message. It is unable to find many of the files and...
When I open up the start menu it shows "We are getting search ready" forever. Worked until when I started my computer up today. I have attached a screenshot of this.
Recently I was getting confused and frustrate that files I were searching for weren't being included in the search results for my queries. It seems that the search parameters are restricted to "Exact word/phrase" and not "Contains. Example:...
When I try to open my download files it says "working on it," but never stops. I can left or right click and it does the same thing. Similarly, when I right click on any files it says the same thing. Windows 10
Hi, I am a former Windows 7 Ultimate user who upgraded to Windows 10 Pro. I am having some major problems with the Search feature which renders Windows mostly unusable. The problem consists of the following, in order: 1. Windows Search...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:26.
Find Us