Jonas Barklund's WebLog

Nuggets of wisdom and delusions.

Character based versus word based search, or Searching with wildcards on Windows Vista

There is a major difference between file search on Windows XP and desktop search on Windows Vista (or on Windows XP with Windows Desktop Search [WDS] installed) that has perhaps not been made sufficiently clear. On Windows XP search is character based. That is, if you search for a string ‘test’, it will find files… Read more