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GeneralDesktop Search? Why So Terrible? Or Is It? What do you do? Pin
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I started using computers professionally around 1992 so I'm very familiar with the command line.
Anyway, I still find the command-line to be the best bet to
1. find a file :
dir /s finkle*.*
2. or search for text within multiple files:
find /I "finkle" *.*

However, cmd-line find doesn't all you to search subdirs. blech!

The built-in windows (and yes this post is about windows-- maybe Linux is better? -- chime in) search is really quite terrible and there are times when it will ignore files and terribly ugly details I remember from XP, etc.

Why is the state of searching your own computer in such a terrible condition?
Wasn't there a google project for desktop search or something?
Just curious if you've found this to be true too.
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