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How do you search (the PC) in Windows 8?

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User Info: Arsene-Lupin

Arsene-Lupin
3 years ago#1
It used to be you could search the PC with the "search" function, just as in every other iteration of Windows, but they appear to have changed it in an update. Now the search command only searches bing and a bunch of irrelevant windows apps.

EDIT: to clarify, previously (instead of bing) search would default to "apps," which would let you search through the PC for specific programs (like regedit.exe).
"And you see where that can lead you, into what mistakes and absurdities, when you are dealing with a man like Arsene Lupin."

User Info: GreenMage7

GreenMage7
3 years ago#2
Hit the Windows key and start typing anything.

User Info: TrueKu

TrueKu
3 years ago#3
Files show up for me when I select search for files... which is right there, just pick it

But http://voidtools.com is much better anyways so just use that.
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User Info: TrueKu

TrueKu
3 years ago#4
And classicshell.net will save you some grief

or just figure out Start screen yourself.
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User Info: lost_within

lost_within
3 years ago#5
Windows key + s key brings up the search menu...
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User Info: TrueKu

TrueKu
3 years ago#6
Yeah, just type anything it'll show up, then pick the category you want.
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User Info: TrueKu

TrueKu
3 years ago#7
God your Engrish is super annoying too
Screw this topic.
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User Info: Pokenub

Pokenub
3 years ago#8
TrueKu posted...
God your Engrish is super annoying too
Screw this topic.


Uhm, what? TC spoke coherent English..
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User Info: CM_Mojica

CM_Mojica
3 years ago#10
TrueKu posted...
God your Engrish is super annoying too
Screw this topic.


Shut the f*** up.
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