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  • Datemodified: available in File Explorer in Win10 v1909?

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    Home Forums AskWoody support Windows Windows 10 Windows 10 version 1909 – November 2019 Update Datemodified: available in File Explorer in Win10 v1909?

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      • #2264435 Reply
        AskWoody Plus

        In Windows 7, when you clicked on the search field, it would bring up a calendar where you could select a date range.

        In Windows 10, that no longer worked. I had to type in “datemodified:” to bring up the menu showing the calendar. This no longer works in Windows 10 version 1909 and I cannot find a way to select a range of specific dates. The only options now are today, yesterday, this week, last week, this month, last month, this year, last year. It is so frustrating. Does anyone know of a way to get to search by specific dates?

        Thank you

      • #2264440 Reply
        Da Boss

        In File Explorer on the View tab
        Sort by – choose column – date modified
        Group by – (none)

        • #2264485 Reply
          AskWoody Plus

          The question is about searching, not sorting.

          Windows 10 Pro Version 2004: Group ASAP (Pioneer/Chump)

      • #2264491 Reply
        AskWoody Plus

        I think advanced search is broken in version 1909 (and 2004):

        Can’t perform advanced search in Windows 1909 file Explorer

        The calendar for date selection is not available as it was in previous versions (e.g. 1903):

        Windows 10 tip: Search for any file by date

        Windows 10 Pro Version 2004: Group ASAP (Pioneer/Chump)

      • #2264515 Reply

        Known issue.


        (Warning: misuse of the following may seriously damage your system.)

        Credit Rafael Rivera, MVP

        Power users can disable the new Windows Search experience using the following steps:

        1. Download Mach2 ( )
        2. Open an elevated command prompt and issue: mach2 disable 18755234
        3. Restart File Explorer (or Windows) (Logout and back in works best.)


        ~ Group "Weekend" ~

      • #2265860 Reply
        AskWoody Plus

        Thank you everyone!

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