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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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use dir in dos.

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

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

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

; Close the search handle
Edited by wkain1

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