Windows 10: How can i change explorer search to NOT find parameters in tags
How can i change explorer search to NOT find parameters in tags
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This has bothering me quite some time, i have a very big music collection and when i do a search i get a lot of hits. Many of those hits are from mp3 files that contain the search parameter inside their tags.
What i would like is to have the searchbar only find maps or files that contain the parameter in its filename, not in its tag.
Is this possible and how?
Example: in file explorer's search bar type
file:"adagio for organ and strings, G minor"
This will find a file of that name only
Or try e.g. Locate32 - indexes file names- results are displayed as you type.
Or maybe Ultrasearch or Everything by Void Tools.
These last are more modern- all function the same basic way.
Many here prefer these for file search.
Thanks but i dont really want to use another program just for searching. I already found a way: i just turned off indexing for my drive containing all my music, it might be slightly slower but ok i guess.
The first para tells you how to do it with explorer. No need to turn off its indexing. But it means you have to follow that syntax.
Many of the senior people here favour these 3rd party programs - they just work well - for all files/disks/partitions, not just what Windows indexes. Just type what you want to search for. Easy.
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When I click the start button and start typing to search for something, I want it to search on my computer, not internet too. Can this be changed to do that?
If I want to search the web I'll open Google.
What I'd like to find is a way to have a searchbox on the Taskbar that launches Windows Search, not the new Windows search. I'm pretty sure it's just a different GUID or namespace. This will do for now though.
From the SevenForums (SF) Tutorial...