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Searching all file containing any number of mutliple words

Posted on 2008-10-06
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I need to search/find all files that contain could contain any or all of a listing of words.  Is there a utlilty that coul solve this.  It would take an enourmous amount of time to perfrom a search on each word one at a time.
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by:Chris James
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Windows usually does this if the files are word docs, etc.
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You can do this using the FINDSTR command.  Add a /C switch for each string you want to search for.
http://www.ss64.com/nt/findstr.html


findstr /M /C:"first string" /C:"second string" c:\files\*.*

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Sorry, I thoug I closed this out a week ago.
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