Previously, I wrote how to find the largest file and directory in Linux. Today, I would like to offer you a solution for Windows. It does not rely on third party tools. We'll use only the built-in features available in every modern Windows installation.
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If you are familiar with Windows 8 and Windows 8.1, you might remember its search pane which appeared from the right side of the screen. It could also search files on a network share if you followed this trick here, which Cortana cannot find! If you got used to searching from that pane and would like to use it in Windows 10, instead of Cortana, there is a good news for you. With a special shortcut, you can bring the search pane back to life.
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Today, we will see a not-so-typical usage of the search box in Windows 10. It is possible to use it as a simple calculator. Let's see how simple calculations can be performed using the search box of Windows 10's Taskbar / Start menu.
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Several Windows 10 users face this unexpected behavior of Windows 10 which is that when searching in the Start Menu or in the Settings app, the search returns no results. If you face this issue, follow the instructions below to fix it.
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