2 replies on How To Make Advanced Searches In Windows Using Wildcards And Filters

  1. Matt says:

    You can use the standard wildcards in Windows 7-10 with a workaround:

    Prefix your search with tilde (~). In your example, if you wanted to search for c?t (where ? is one character), you’d type ~*c?t*

    Credit does to Robert Aldwinckle’s answer here: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-files/file-search-with-wildcards-in-windows-10/cae72309-cb32-46ae-b1aa-bdaf45ba7b99

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