Windows® 7 Tip 6: Find more—fast

Windows® 7 Tip 6: Find more—fast

One click search

Simply click on the Start menu and type what you’re looking for in the search box. As you begin typing, you’ll instantly see a list of documents, pictures, music and e-mails related to your search word. The results are grouped by category and have highlighted keywords and text so it’s easy to scan.

Search everywhere

If you’re working on a network, have multiple hard drives or have files stored in folders all over the place, Windows 7 search can help. It’s designed to search external hard drives, networked PCs and Libraries as if they were in one location.

Find what you need

Once you get your search results you can instantly narrow them by date, file type and other useful categories.