Looking for program that searches contents of directory for file containing a phrase

By Jskid
May 31, 2012
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  1. I'm looking for a program that searches the contents of a given directory for files containing a certain phrase. In Windows Explorer I tried enabling this feature in the folder options but it didn't work.
  2. ravisunny2

    ravisunny2 TS Ambassador Posts: 1,971   +10

    The good old Search option does not work ?
  3. Jskid

    Jskid TS Maniac Topic Starter Posts: 341

    Not it doesn't for some reason.
  4. ravisunny2

    ravisunny2 TS Ambassador Posts: 1,971   +10

  5. mike1959

    mike1959 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,008   +50

  6. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +181

    Checkout SearchMyFiles from Nirsoft. (Same name but not the same tool listed above)

  7. stansfield

    stansfield TS Enthusiast Posts: 72   +14

    Try EVERYTHING program

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