Learn how to set Windows 7’s search engine to not find partial matches of words or phrases.
Set Search to Not Find Partial Matches
- Open the Control Panel from the Start menu.
- Open Folder Options in the Control Panel.
Note: If Folder Options isn’t available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.
- Select the Search tab in the Folder Options window.
- Uncheck Find partial matches in the How to search section and then click OK.
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