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  1.    18 Sep 2015 #11
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    I think I recall seeing FileSeek back when 7 was new. Most of these you will find were intended for XP, Vista, and 7 when they first came out. A mountain of freebies suddenly appeared when 7 grew very popular from beta on! You saw a mountain of OS tweakers for XP even and especially for Vista to be followed by how to customize 7 back then.

    Locate 32 is another one found in several places along with Everything. The other two one being MasterSeeker resembles both Everything and UltraSearch in a number of ways there while the Listary app is geared for previously Windows Explorer now File Explorer being the same thing the explorer.exe file in the Windows directory.
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  2.    18 Sep 2015 #12
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    Yep, 'Everything' for filename search. Been using it for years.
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  3.    19 Sep 2015 #13
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    I used "Everything Quick Search" for a long time but when I discovered "Listary" and love it. It is as fast as "Everything Quick Search", allows you to just type anywhere without open up a Windows. If a Windows is in focus, it will search within that Windows plus you can also build a double left click Context Menu and add anything you want: Frequent use Folders, Programs etc...
    Go to the site and watch the Video demo for more info.
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  4.    19 Sep 2015 #14
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    UtraSearch for... FileSeek for something else! And it goes on and on in a spin until realizing if you want "Every Thing" you have to go with "Every One"! Want an app to search networks? Attached to File Explorer? There's no "One for All" to be found at least for the time being that will cover all the bases.

    You have to figure out just what you want to see by looking at what each one has to offer and go from there. Fortunately most are fast to go and fast to remove until you find the one or two best suited for your needs.
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  5.    19 Sep 2015 #15
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    The only warning I can give about these 3rd party search tools is, there is a reason that Microsoft doesn't include a lighter weight MBR search tool... It does show EVERYTHING including WinSxS(Windows Side by Side) and shared libraries, and if you delete some of these you canClick image for larger version. 

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    So be very careful with such tools.
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  6.    19 Sep 2015 #16
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    That can be seen to easily enough by simply unchecking the "Hide all protected system files" option in the view tab of the folder options in Explorer. Once in view in any explorer window you can manage to do the wrong thing fast enough! "Hey what are these useless files doing at the root of C taking up space? Time to clean some of those .... " Oops! Goober Alert! System crash!

    Here I simply grabbed the first two as non web fast alternatives for the Quick Launch type tool bar as well as pinning one of them. That's for those times when you can't find a file you know you saved in a particular folder yet not seen when browsing the same in an explorer window. When going to resave again you see the prompt about overwriting what you couldn't find. That's when Explorer fails to refresh immediately afterwards.
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  7.    19 Sep 2015 #17
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    The only warning I can give about these 3rd party search tools is, there is a reason that Microsoft doesn't include a lighter weight MBR search tool... It does show EVERYTHING including WinSxS(Windows Side by Side) and shared libraries, and if you delete some of these you canClick image for larger version. 

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    So be very careful with such tools.
    You can exclude it from the options menu.
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  8.    19 Sep 2015 #18
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    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    You can exclude it from the options menu.
    I don't need to, but it should be set that way as default for when less advanced users install it. It can happen like Night Hawk said:
    "Hey what are these useless files doing at the root of C taking up space? Time to clean some of those .... " Oops! Goober Alert! System crash!
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  9.    19 Sep 2015 #19
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    +1 for 'Everything'

    I really cant live without this one.

    Listary looks interesting, may give it a try
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  10.    19 Sep 2015 #20
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    I saw Listary among the others at one site but am not in any rush here to grab each one that comes along. I put both Everything and UltraSearch on and found either will do the task here while I might simply stay with the Everything app.
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