Thread: Good File Search Program?

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    Good File Search Program?


    Does anyone know of a program that will let me search all files (including binaries) within a given directory for a string? Coming up with a good Google term that expresses the above is tricky, so I'm going to pick your brains instead.

    There's gotta be a well-known one...

    EDIT: Forgot to say it's for Windows.
    Last edited by SMurf; 07-15-2007 at 10:46 AM.

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    It comes with cygwin.
    All the buzzt!

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    there is also wingrep
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    FINDSTR is the windows tool that does what you are asking for.
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