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Change Search Options for Files and Folders on Windows 10

The article shows you how to quickly change search options for files and folders on Windows 10 computer.

Video guide on how to change search options for files and folders in Windows 10:

Steps to change search options for files and folders in Windows 10:

Step 1: Open File Explorer Options.

Click File Explorer on the taskbar, select View, tap Options and hit Change folder and search options.

Step 2: Change the search settings.

In the File Explorer Options dialog, open Search, select or deselect Don't use the index when searching in file folders for system files, Include system directories (i.e. the default option), Include compressed files (ZIP, CAB…) and Always search file names and contents, and then click OK.

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