how to search an external hard drive for files?

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how to search an external hard drive for files?

Postby Keith » Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:07 pm

I recently transferred all my files off my laptop to a WD external hard drive. Now when I do a search for files, pics, etc, it always comes back with 0. How can I search the external hard drive? I run windows 8.

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Re: how to search an external hard drive for files?

Postby KnightRid » Wed Apr 09, 2014 4:53 am

http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/45 ... s-8-a.html

Last 2 comments on the first page....basically windows 8 sucks so you have to make them available offline (copies to your hard drive) or use file explorer. Doesnt seem you can do it from the metro interface.

I could be totally wrong because I will not run windows 8 on any of my systems due to the ridiculous features like the above search, power options, etc. Just horrible.
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Re: how to search an external hard drive for files?

Postby emil14glee » Sat Jun 28, 2014 8:37 am

Last 2 comments on the first page....basically windows 8 sucks so you have to make them available offline (copies to your hard drive) or use file explorer. Doesnt seem you can do it from the metro interface.

I could be totally wrong because I will not run windows 8 on any of my systems due to the ridiculous features like the above search, power options, etc. Just horrible.


Same here, unfortunately I am not familiar with windows 8. I am in use for windows 7. But I will have to do my research on it.
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