To search for files on a computer, the basic way to do it is to search for files from the Windows 10 Start menu, or you can apply some file search tips,… However, with computers that store large amounts of files. data and install many software, using the file search feature available on the computer is not enough. Therefore, many people choose to install additional file and data search software such as Everything.
Everything supports quick and easy file search and helps you know where to store the file you are looking for. In addition, the tool also supports many other options for files while searching. The following article will guide you how to search files with Everything.
Instructions for using the Everything tool to find files
Then we install the tool on the computer as usual. In the interface of the tool we will immediately see a bar to enter a name for the file we want to find, along with all the data available on the computer.
At this interface, you click on Search item and then display a list of file type options you want to find. For example, if you want to classify audio files, click Audio.
As a result, we see a list of all audio files on the computer along with the storage directory, the size of each file and the file creation time.
Right-clicking on each file will display a list of options as shown below.
If you want to find files by name just enter the name without accents in the search bar. The tool will filter all files that contain the characters you enter. The more details you enter, the more accurate the results will be.
We can also search for files in a hard drive through the tool by clicking Tools, selecting Options in the displayed list.
In the setting interface, you tick General to change the general settings interface for the tool. Select Show Search Everything folder context menu item.
Go back to the drive you want to search for files and right-click will see Search Everything option to search for files in this drive. Now we will see all the files in the drive. Then you just need to enter keywords to find files in this hard drive.