Cannot find text in *.py files with Windows Explorer?

John Doe jdoe at usenetlove.invalid
Fri Apr 10 02:50:29 CEST 2009

Tim Golden <mail at> wrote:
> John Doe wrote:

>> Anybody have a solution for Windows (XP) Explorer search not
>> finding ordinary text in *.py files? 
> It came up a couple of months ago either on this
> list or on python-win32. Don't have web access
> at the moment, but try searching the archives for
> references to search, registry settings and probably
> an msdn link. 

I think it goes something like this...
Right-click My Computer -- manage -- services and applications -- 
right-click indexing service -- properties -- generation -- check 
Index files with unknown extensions

Note: turning on indexing is not necessary.

Thanks to the replies.

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