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Searching hard drive

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I need to search the entire hard drive for a specific file. This file is a hidden file and can be located in any directory. Can anyone help me with this or point me in the correct location.

Thank you for your time.

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Thank you for replying. Using the FileFindNextFile only looks in the current direcory. I was hoping there was a way to search the entire hard drive without having to list the directories.

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Hi,

use dir in dos.

So long,

Mega


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#5 ·  Posted (edited)

Here is something that will get all of the subdirectories of a specified folder that I have used.

#include "Array.au3"
Dim $Folders[1]

$RootFolder = FileSelectFolder("Select a root folder", "", 2)
If @error Then
    Exit
EndIf
_ArrayAdd($Folders, $RootFolder)
GetSubDirectories($RootFolder)
_ArrayDisplay($Folders, "Test SubDirectories")

Func GetSubDirectories($Folder)
    $Directory = FileFindFirstFile($Folder & "\*.*")
    While 1
        $SubDir = FileFindNextFile($Directory)
        If @error Then ExitLoop
        If StringInStr(FileGetAttrib($Folder & "\" & $SubDir), "D") Then
            _ArrayAdd($Folders, $Folder & "\" & $SubDir)
            GetSubDirectories($Folder & "\" & $SubDir)
        EndIf
    WEnd

; Close the search handle
    FileClose($Directory)
EndFunc
Edited by wkain1

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