search for akeyword in ms word documents

I am looking for a tool to search for a keyword in all the MS Word documents and MS Excel sheets in a very large folder on my local network
Frans_TruyensAsked:
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I have only ever used a (very early) version of Copernic Desktop Search [ http://www.copernic.com/en/products/desktop-search/ ], but in the absence of recommendations from others, you could work your way through this summary:

[ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_search_engines#Desktop_search_engines ]

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Saqib Husain, SyedEngineerCommented:
You can even try windows explorer search. For details see

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-in/windows7/advanced-tips-for-searching-in-windows
Frans_TruyensAuthor Commented:
and what about PowerGrep? Is this a good tool? I just found it on the internet.
Frans_TruyensAuthor Commented:
Thanks. we are using copernic, is working fine;
[ fanpages ]IT Services ConsultantCommented:
You're very welcome.
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