Windows Search is an indexing program created by Microsoft that is designed to aid computer users in locating files on the computer more easily. It acts as a search engine for your computer where you can input a search term into the search box located in your taskbar to locate a file quickly and easily. If you want to access Windows Search properties, though, in order to learn its version information you must first locate the program on your computer.
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Click "Start," "My Computer" and then the "C" drive.
Click "Program Files" and then click on the "Windows Desktop Search" folder to open it.
Right-click on the "Windows Desktop Search" icon (which looks like a magnifying glass), and click "Properties" from the drop-down menu that appears.