Searching for a specific filetype in Windows 7

This is yet another very short tutorial on the search function of Windows 7. When looking for a specific file type. Common sense will tell us that you have to type something like ‘.ppt’ on the search bar to search for a powerpoint presentation file. That is accepted by Windows 7. But you won’t always get relevant results. Especially if you have files on that directory, which has ‘ppt’ on the filename. The better way on doing this is to use the ‘type’ search filter. This will tell the search function to look only for the specific file type that you specified after the colon ‘:’. Here’s an example:


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