Techie Tip of the Week: Windows Users – Save Frequently Implemented Searches!

A few weeks ago, we talked about how Mac users can saved frequently implemented searches using Smart Folders. This week, we’ll explore how you can perform a similar function on Windows.

To save a search for future use on a Windows machine:

  1. Open Windows Explorer (Start > All Programs > Accessories > Windows Explorer).
  2. Perform your search by entering the keywords, filename, or the other criteria you are searching in the Search box.
  3. In the Windows Explorer toolbar, click Save search.
  4. In the Filename field, enter a name for your search.
  5. Click Save.

Your saved search will now appear in your Favorites section in Windows Explorer.

To perform a saved search, click the name in the Favorites section.

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