search for files by part of the file name (WIN7)

When I type in Win7 searchbox, 'exchange', it does not bring up the text file 'expertexchange.txt'
but if i search 'expert', it brings it up.. how does this work?
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However you have to index Windows Search properly for it to find things.  It does find ExpertsExchange on my PC if I search for "exchange".

Here is a tutorial on using Windows Search.
See the section  "Customizing the Search Index"
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Enter *exchange and that will likely work. No qualifier starts at the beginning which is why you see what you get.
NVITEnd-user supportCommented:

For your reading pleasure...Details on using Windows Explorer - Microsoft Windows Desktop Search (WDS) Advanced Query Syntax (AQS):
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John TsioumprisSoftware & Systems EngineerCommented:
It would be great if Windows search was working like it was on XP but....its useless
Save yourself time and money and get Agent Ransack
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If you think Windows Search is useless, then you cannot possibly ever have used it.

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25112Author Commented:
thank u
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@25112 - You are very welcome and I was happy to help.
NVITEnd-user supportCommented:
Thanks for the update, 25112. Have a nice day/night!
You are welcome.
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