Windows 10 Explorer Search - default "current folder"

hey folks,

is there a way to set the default preference for the explorer search from "all subfolders" to "current folder"?

In Win7 there was an option in the "folder and search options" and in Win8 there was a RegKey "SearchSubFolders" under Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Search\Preferences.

In Win10 the option is not available and the RegKey has no effect.

Thank you in advance.

Kind regards,



The option to change the explorer search from all sub-folders to current folders is not yet applicable in Microsoft.

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Last updated September 3, 2021 Views 3,165 Applies to: