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Windows 8 sorting search results

Posted on 2013-06-24
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Is there a way to sort search results in Windows 8?  I know I could use the Search option in File manager but even on my fast new machine it takes forever.  Windows 8 seems to indicate it is indexed.  

How do you get good search results, fast, sorted the way you want in Windows 8.
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set your view to detailed then click on the column you want it  sorted by i.e. date / author / name  / size then execute the search.  Or do the search and then change the sort parameters.
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