SEARCH-MS file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .search-ms file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .search-ms file?
- What program do I need to open a .search-ms file?
- How can the .search-ms file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .search-ms files to another format?
- Where can I find the specifications for .search-ms?
- Which MIME-type is associated with the .search-ms extension?
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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
Windows Saved Search
SEARCH-MS file is a Windows Saved Search. Windows Vista users can save a search query as a Search Folder, a virtual folder displayed in Windows Explorer under the Searches folder. Opening a Search Folder runs the saved search and displays up-to-date results. The saved search is generated from an XML file (search-ms) in the Searches folder.
Other types of files may also use the .search-ms file extension.
Can't open a .search-ms file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
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Windows cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
If you don't know how to set the .search-ms file association, check the FAQ.
Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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