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Create Shortcut to Search in Specific folder

  1. #1


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    Windows 8

    Create Shortcut to Search in Specific folder


    Is there a way to create a shortcut that will take me into the search field of a specific folder?

    Search Shortcut - Create - Windows 7 Help Forums
    This guide shows you how to create a shortcut that takes you to search for the whole computer,

    Is there a way to tweak that so that it starts searching in a specific folder instead?

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  2. #2


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello pync, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    If you like, you could do a search in the folder and save the search. This will give you a shortcut that will search that folder for the same thing each time you open it to always have the latest search results.
    If you did not want a saved specific search, then you could create a shortcut of the folder as usual to be able to use the search box as usual.

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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Create Shortcut to Search in Specific folder
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