Light and Fast desktop file searching – ‘Everything’

everything Probably this freeware that I’m about to introduce is the most efficient file search tool that I ever used.

I often store various data files in the hard drive , but forget where it is almost every time. But with ‘Everything’ File Search Tool , I do not worry. In fact, it is very light and fast, so I prefer ‘Everything’ over Google Desktop Search or even Locate32.(Locate32 is simliar search tool based on filename exported to Windows from Unix.)

It only searches filename and does that job very well. It does not search the file contents. It lists up all the files that includes the search keyword that I type in real time.

You need to have NTFS file system, and only indexes local and removable NTFS partition. It does not support networked computer shared folders by default. However, you can search network computer by running another instance of Everything in the remote server as ETP server (See the website for more info)

It supports various boolean operators , wild cards , and regex expressions . It is so amazing. For example, To search files with particular extensions, let’s say mp3, try this.


You wan to search mp3 or jpg,

.mp3 | .jpg

If you want mp3 or jpg files in D:\down folder, try this

D:\down .mp3 | .jpg

For more keyword samples, check the homepage FAQ.

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Enable UnblockA – Internet Speed Enhancement Tool

Today, I was searching for the Internet Speed Enhancer to increase Internet Speed. And I still remember that I have written about unblocka about a year ago. It was good enough for me at that time so I tried to use it again during the desktop cleaning in the afternoon.

Well I noticed their website is down. So I searched Google and downloaded it from the Internet. But then this dialog shows up saying that ‘UnBlocka has timed out download a new version from Tuning has been disabled’.

Then on the main window, the ‘Tune System’ button was disabled and I was not able to modify system! I really felt bad, sorry for the perfectly good software going down into the trash can. I don’t understand why the developer had to make the button disabled when his site is down. He shouldn’t have done that.

Any way, I decided to stick with unblocka instead of searching Internet for another similar software by using AutoHotKey. I just came up with a AutoHotKey executable that will enable the ‘Tune System’ Button. Just copy my ‘enable_unblocka.exe’ into the same folder where ‘unblocka.exe’ is. Then just run it.

See my script in action below.


Download enable_unblocka.exe

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