FIND

FIND searches inside files. Yes, I know XP File Explorer is supposed to do that but it's never worked for me.

If you highlight a file or directory in File Explorer then right click and choose SendTo|Find, the Find dialog will appear. The path of the file (and the extension) or directory will be initialised in the Mask.

Otherwise, it works just as you'd expect a File Find utility to work.

Installation

Copy the exe into any directory (e.g. C:\Utils) then create a link to it in the "C:\Documents and Settings\[your name]\SendTo" directory where [your name] is the name of you as a "user". On my PC, it's "peter.PRB.000" so my link is in:

C:\Documents and Settings\peter.PRB.000\SendTo\Find.lnk

The easiest way to make a link is to open two copies of File Manager open "C:\Utils" in one and open "C:\Documents and Settings\[your name]\SendTo" in the other. Use the mouse to drag Find.exe from "C:\Peter Utils" to "C:\Documents and Settings\[your name]\SendTo" but hold down the Ctrl and Shift keys as you do it. (You can change the name of the shortcut to "Backup".)

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