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nielsen2

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About a year ago the motherboard on my computer was fried in an electrical storm. I took into into a computer store and they were able to save the old data drives and install them into a new computer for me. Now I have MANY drives (the hard drives are C: D; E:) I now need a file that is MIA (I must find it- it is a federal tax document :tazz: ) . I know the file name and year. I tried searching through search on the windows XP start menu but have no luck. Is there away, perhaps through DOS, that I could find the location of this file? If so - how?
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If it is a recent federal tax document, they are pdf (portable document format) files.

In the "search for files and folders named" box, type

*.pdf

Make sure

Look in:

reads "local hard drives c;d;e"
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I tried the .pdf but no luck. I think it's gone forever.
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