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Search Windows Explorer " *. "

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    Posts : 7
    Windows 8.1

    Search Windows Explorer " *. "


    Is there e way to search after every file only without the folders?
    If I use *. every folder comes up.

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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    I use *.exe or *.scr, etc., & get files not folders.
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    Posts : 7
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    I use *.exe or *.scr, etc., & get files not folders.
    But I'm searching after many different file types.
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    Joisey
    Posts : 315
    Windows 8.1 consumer 64 bit


    I think *.?* should do it. It will select all files with at least one character in the extension. It will not show files with no extension however.
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    Posts : 7
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by mikeytg View Post
    I think *.?* should do it. It will select all files with at least one character in the extension. It will not show files with no extension however.
    Yeah you were right, thanks alot
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