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Microsoft KB Archive/172648

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Find File Command Still Available When NoFind Policy Is Used


The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Windows 95


If the Remove The Find Command system policy option is enabled, users may still be able to access the Find command by performing any of the following actions:

  • If a Windows keyboard (such as a Microsoft Natural Keyboard) is used, pressing Windows+F may open the Find Files window.
  • If a Windows keyboard (such as a Microsoft Natural Keyboard) is used, pressing CTRL+Windows+F may open the Find Computer window.
  • When any Windows Explorer window is open, pressing F3 may open the Find Files window.


This issue is resolved by the following updated file for Windows 95, and later versions of this file:

   EXPLORER.EXE  version 4.00.952  dated 5/15/97  211,968 bytes 


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft Windows 95. An update to address this problem is now available, but is not fully regression tested and should be applied only to computers experiencing this specific problem. Unless you are severely impacted by this specific problem, Microsoft does not recommend implementing this update at this time. Contact Microsoft Technical Support for additional information about the availability of this update.

This issue is resolved in Microsoft Windows 98.


For additional information about Windows 95 updates, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Q161020 Implementing Windows 95 Updates

Keywords : kbui win95
Issue type :
Technology : kbWin95search kbWin95

Last Reviewed: December 15, 2000
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