Good Stuff - FileLocator
I spent hours searching and having it not find things I knew were there, poking around the Internet to find registry settings and other tricks to make it work like the older version, thinking I fixed it only to have it fool me again.
I tried third party replacements, wasting time and deciding that was a bad idea, until one day I saw a recommendation for FileLocator.
FileLocator is just right! It installed easily and came up doing exactly what I want. Perfect defaults! I don't think I changed even one. It does what I need most often most easily. If I want something fancy I have to do a little more work - not much.
I can start it the same ways I did the Windows Search, type a few keys and I'm looking at the list of files. After a few more keys to search contents, I can pick a file and it shows me the lines inside that match my search string.
I started using the free
and then spent the $39 for
FileLocator Pro. It has some extra features I
like, but this is one of those times
something is so good it deserves to be supported. If the pro version did
not exist and I had paid that much for the lite version, I would be