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Silly full text search? [closed]

Silly full text search? [closed]

"I'm looking for a simple windows tool that is able to go over all the files in a tree of directories and perform a full text search on all the files.
I simply don't trust the Vista search because it seems to be picky on which files it opens and it doesn't match partial words.
Anyone got a good suggestion?"

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Total answers/comments: 4
Guest [Entry]

I've used Agent Ransack for years and highly recommend it.
Guest [Entry]

"findstr:

findstr /s ""foo"" *"
Guest [Entry]

This seems like a solid program that can accomplish what you're asking for.
Guest [Entry]

"I believe Windows 7's explorer will do this with its search box, but if that doesn't work...

Try http://www.wingrep.com/"