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    Searching PDFs with Windows Search

    Hey All,

    I can't seem to find the post I wanted to reply to so I'll post the answer here.
    If you are using 64 bit windows and can't seem to use Windows Search to search within .pdf files here's a solution that works.
    May the Forces of good computing be with you!

    RG

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    Hi RG, why not just open the PDF with any reader as it has its own search feature.
    O wad some Power the giftie gie us, to see oursels as ithers see us!

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    @RR, for the same reason you don't open every Word file and use the Word search.

    The solution points to Adobe's 64-bit Ifilter.

    Joe

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    OK Joe, I don't have any office apps or a 64bit system.
    O wad some Power the giftie gie us, to see oursels as ithers see us!

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