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wynnyelle

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I have several thousand files that need deleting off my windows Vista running PC. The files all have "N00" as part of their filename, but when I run a search for "N00" nothing comes up. I've tried moving the whole folder to several different places on the PC and this has no effect. To test it, I named one file "N00" by itself and ran the search. The file was found but no others came up. How do I run a search that allows these other files to be found as well?
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Damien Kane

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Are you looking for files N00 (N-zero-zero) or NOO (N-oh-oh). Look for both, and let us know.
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wynnyelle

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N-zero-zero, always. tried looking for both, no luck. However, I did try the search n0 {n-zero} and it found the one file I had renamed N00. Therefore it was able to find the partial match when the name started with the search term, but all the thousands of files that I'm really looking for all -end- with the characters N-zero-zero. They're the ones I have to find and delete, and there's been no luck calling a single one up on any search.
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Ax238

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Hello wynnyelle,

Could you give us an example file name of what you are talking about? Also, which folder are these files in on your system?

Regards,

Ax
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