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Saving a Search

If you frequently perform the same search, you can save your search results like any file and perform or modify the search again later. When you save a search, the search is saved by default with Window Search Explorer in the Searches folder in your personal folder and added to the Favorites folder in the Navigation pane. Like any link, you can move a saved search from the Searches folder to the Favorites category in the Navigation pane to make it more accessible. To run a saved search, display the saved search link, and then click or tap it.

Save a Search

  • yellow-1.jpg In the desktop, click or tap the File Explorer button on the taskbar.
  • yellow-2.jpg Open an Explorer window in the location where you want to search.
  • yellow-3.jpg Click or tap in the Search box, specify the criteria you want, and then perform the search.
  • yellow-4.jpg Click or tap the Save search button on the Search tab.
  • yellow-5.jpg Type a name for the search.
  • yellow-6.jpg Click or tap Save.
  • yellow-7.jpg To use a saved search, click or tap the saved search link in Favorites in the Navigation pane or double-click or double-tap the saved search in the Searches folder in the personal folder.
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