Omit Recycle Bin Files From Search

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beau
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Omit Recycle Bin Files From Search

Postby beau » Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:08 pm

Is there a way to not include deleted files that are in the Recycle Bin in searches?
For example, I'd like not to see such as this:
Image

Running Win 10 64-bit

Stamimail
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Re: Omit Recycle Bin Files From Search

Postby Stamimail » Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:45 pm

Look at
Options > Exclude (tab)

void
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Re: Omit Recycle Bin Files From Search

Postby void » Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:34 am

To exclude the Recycle Bin from your search results, include the following in your search:
!c:\$recycle.bin\

Note: ! = NOT

To exclude the Recycle Bin from your Everything index:
  • In Everything, from the Tools menu, click Options.
  • Click the Exclude tab on the left.
  • Click Add Folder....
  • Type in C:\$recycle.bin and click OK.
  • Click OK.

To exclude the Recycle Bin on all drives from your Everything index:
  • In Everything, from the Tools menu, click Options.
  • Click the Exclude tab on the left.
  • Click Add Filter....
  • Type in ?:\$recycle.bin and click OK.
  • Click OK.


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