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Windows 10 File Search Examples


This post lists Windows 10 search examples to help you find what you're looking for.


Examples


Find:


...PowerPoint files:

System.FileExtension:=".pptx"

...a filename containing "status"

System.FileName:~="status"

...files modified today

System.ItemDate:System.StructuredQueryType.DateTime#Today

...files modified yesterday

System.ItemDate:System.StructuredQueryType.DateTime#Yesterday

...files modified this month

System.ItemDate:System.StructuredQueryType.DateTime#ThisMonth

...files modified between Feb 1st, 2021 and the 4th that are between 5 KB ad 10 MB

System.ItemDate:2/1/21..2/4/21 System.Size:5kb..10mb

References

Using Advanced Query Syntax Programmatically from docs.microsoft.com [link]

Windows 10 logo from commons.wikimedia.org @ [link]

How to Search for Text Inside of Any File Using Windows Search from www.howtogeek.com @ [link]


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