Effective File Search
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Effective File Search 6.8 Overview

Effective File Search (EFS) is a powerful yet easy to use search tool. Search any files on your computer or local network with this effective software. EFS is a great replacement for the Windows Search utility.

What's New (v6.8 - August, 2011):

  • Ability to pause/resume search process ('Pause' key).
  • Ability to create USB flash drive version of Effective File Search.

    Major features:

  • Search of files in folders or search results
  • Filtering by file date and size
  • Search of files containing text or hex
  • Support of all popular file formats (MS Office files, OpenOffice files, PDF, RTF, HTML and many other text and binary files)
  • Actions with search results (copy, delete, rename etc.)
  • Windows Explorer functionality (icons, context menus etc.)
  • Advanced export and report functions for your business
  • All results and parameters can be saved to file
  • Administrative options, automation (script language) and other advanced functions

    EFS requires Win9X/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/7.

    This is freeware version.

    Effective File Search official web site is located at

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