How to Search for Multiple Files with a Single Search
This article was previously published under Q169477
This article describes how to search for multiple files with a singlesearch.
To search for multiple files with a single search, follow these steps:
- Click the Start button, point to Find, and then click Files Or Folders.
- In the Named box, type all or part of the name you want to search for. For example, to search for all files with the .bat extension, type:
To search for multiple files, type each file type separated by a semicolon (;). For example:
This search lists all files ending in .bat or .sys, and the Win.ini file in the target location.
- In the Look In box, click the location you want to search.
- Click Find Now.
For information about how to search multiple drives in a single search,see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
TITLE : How to Find Files or Folders in Multiple Locations
Article ID: 169477 - Last Review: 01/19/2007 23:14:47 - Revision: 1.2
- Microsoft Windows 95
- Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition