Customizing defaults for Vista SEARCH RRS feed

  • Question

  • I want to set up Search, with a default that automatically has:
    LOCATION - all my Local Hard Drives (C:;D:;G:;HSmile
    DATE - any
    SIZE - any
    INCLUDES - always, my non-indexed, hidden, & system files
    AUTHORS - None or NA (or just isn't a displayed/listed field)
    TAGS - None or NA (or just isn't a displayed/listed field)
    *NAME - Only field that I ever use & want to continue to use

    So ... how can I easily set my Vista Ultimate 32-bit PC system up to actually do this ... HOPEFULLY, without writing code or consuming a lot of Time?  Basically ... How-To _____  in easy, bite-size, brain-use-minimal, steps?  Thanks to all replying Wizards!

    Wednesday, December 19, 2007 1:30 AM


  • Hi Ken,


    As far as I know, there's not an easy way to save the customized options in Advanced Search. However, you can save a

    search result, which will also save all customized options with it. And then you can open the result before a new

    search. The options will be hold as the same in the result.


    To get started, click Start -> Search. Type a character in the search box, then click Advanced Search. Modify the

    fields to what you want, click Save Search.


    For next search, open the result from Favorite Links -> Searches, and then open Advance Search panel, you will find

    the options are what you defined before.


    Click the link below for more information.


    Save your search results





    Yog Li

    Microsoft Online Community Support

    Thursday, December 20, 2007 10:07 AM