Searching for Windows 10 File Explorer will improve by integrating Microsoft Search

Searching for Windows 10 File Explorer will improve by integrating Microsoft Search
Searching for Windows 10 File Explorer will improve by integrating Microsoft Search

Although we are still waiting for the release of the next version of Windows 10, the May 2019 Update, Microsoft is already preparing what will be its second major successor next year, which is currently called Windows 10 20H1 , a name that indicates that It will arrive in the first six months of 2020.

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In that sense, users belonging to the Insider program’s quick ring can already enjoy the 18894 build, which includes improvements to the Windows File Explorer. Specifically, the Explorer will add integration with Windows Search, which makes it possible, in addition to searching among the files and folders indexed on the computer since we run them, now the system can also find the files that the user has hosted in OneDrive. online form.

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Small changes in design and functionality for searching the File Explorer

Microsoft search
Microsoft search

The changes in the search, that at the moment Microsoft will launch to a reduced number of users in order to test how the performance is, will be perceptible from the moment it is written what is being looked for, because a list with suggested files will be offered between which will be those of the accounts in the cloud.

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You can click on them or open the file location with a click on the right button. In addition, Microsoft mentions a small change in the search, by which as we click on the box of this or execute the shortcut CTRL + E, a list will appear automatically that will contain the terms of our recent search history .

Because of the latest changes you’re making to Windows 10, Microsoft seems to be prioritizing that finding files is easier than ever
Added to this functional change is a more aesthetic one, which, as seen in the screenshot that Microsoft has provided, supposes a broader search bar by default , which allows the results to be seen more widely without having to Enter the advanced search. If you want to expand it in your current version of Windows 10, you can stretch the bar from the beginning of the bar by clicking with the mouse.

These improvements in the search are linked to those already announced for the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, which allow changing the indexing status of the search in the system, which enables the user to index all their folders and discs (by default the system only searches in folders of documents, images, videos and desktop) so that your files appear among the results.