grep and strings for windows

i need a grep and strings for windows.

can someone recommend

I've done a google search and found copies that dont work, etc..
DavidAsked:
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
I use WinGrep.  http://www.wingrep.com/   strings?
Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Filealyzer will show you the strings embedded in files along with other attributes. https://www.safer-networking.org/products/filealyzer/
DavidAuthor Commented:
wingrep is the one i found previously, but does not work ...it just make a beep and does nothing...

i'm running windows 10 ... i wonder if that makes a difference ... i dont think it should, but ...

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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
I'm on windows XP and Wingrep works very well.  Maybe Windows 10 security doesn't like it.  Unfortunately, I don't think it is still being developed.
Rich RumbleSecurity SamuraiCommented:
There is a new grep program I'm growing fond of, but isn't quite as robust yet, called sift.exe https://sift-tool.org/info.html
I also use Cygwin on most of my computers, so I use the same grep and strings as linux. otherwise have a look at Unix-tools http://unxutils.sourceforge.net/ and use STRINGS from sysinternals https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897439.aspx
-rich
btanExec ConsultantCommented:
Windows should have Findstr...at least in Windows 7 (I believe Win10)
http://www.mkyong.com/linux/grep-for-windows-findstr-example/
Otherwise there is Sysinternal Strings may be of interest
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897439.aspx
... or even AstroGrep - File Searching Utility (grep) http://sourceforge.net/projects/astrogrep/

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