How To Search ALL Drives At Once In Windows 10

To search all drives in Windows 10, you can use the built-in File Explorer search feature. Here’s how:

Open File Explorer by pressing the Windows key + E or by clicking on the File Explorer icon in the taskbar.

In the top-right corner of the File Explorer window, you'll find a search box. Click on it or press Ctrl + F to activate the search.

By default, the search will be initiated in the current location (usually "This PC"). To search across all drives, make sure you're in the "This PC" view, which displays all your drives and devices.

In the search box, type your desired search term. As you type, Windows will start displaying search results that match your query. The search results will include files, folders, and applications across all drives.

If you're looking for specific file attributes, you can click on the "Search" tab in the File Explorer toolbar. From there, you can refine your search by selecting specific filters such as "Date modified," "Size," or "Type."

Once you find the file or folder you're looking for, you can click on it to open or access its location.

Note: The search process may take some time, especially if you have a large number of files or if the drives are not indexed. Windows usually indexes commonly accessed locations for faster searches. If you’re not finding what you’re looking for, you may need to wait for the indexing process to complete or consider modifying your search criteria.

Remember that searching all drives can be a resource-intensive process, so it may take some time to complete, depending on the size and speed of your drives.

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