Exclude a Windows User Via Filter - Even Globally?

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capteelingurdian
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Exclude a Windows User Via Filter - Even Globally?

Post by capteelingurdian » Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:09 am

Hi,

Upon re-install of Win10 my computer NEEDED to create two different windows accounts. One I really NEVER use.

Is there any way for me to exclude all files in the OTHER user account from Everything results? Either by a custom filter.

Or, better, globally. So that my Everything never returns results from the other user account.

Neither from typed-in searches nor in the results from pre-defined drop downs:
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Sincerely,

Captee

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Re: Exclude a Windows User Via Filter - Even Globally?

Post by void » Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:18 am

Exclude with the 'Everything' filter:
  • In Everything, From the Search menu, click Organize filters....
  • Click the Everything filter and click Edit....
  • Change the Search to:
    !c:\users\<the username you wish to exclude>\
    For example, exclude the username greg:
    !c:\users\greg\
  • Click OK.
Exclude globally:
  • In Everything, From the Tools menu, click Options.
  • Click the Exclude tab.
  • Click Add folder....
    Select C:\users\<the username you wish to exclude> and click Select Folder
    For example, exclude the username greg: select c:\users\greg and click Select Folder.
  • Click OK.

capteelingurdian
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Re: Exclude a Windows User Via Filter - Even Globally?

Post by capteelingurdian » Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:17 am

Drrrrrrrrrrr. V!

BOOM! Yes! Worked like a CHARM. AGAIN! :D :D :D

So SIMPLE and straightforward. GREAT!

Sincerely,

Captee

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