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QGREP Find String Utility

file   Findstr.exe is a command line utility QGREP used to search for a string within a file or set of files. It allows the use of regular expressions and has an extensive list of options. Run Findstr /? to view the options and a quick reference.

Findstr.exe is a 32-bit executable for a command line application that has no GUI.
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File description
  Find String (QGREP) Utility
File Version
  6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205)
  Microsoft Windows Operating System
App version
  Microsoft Corporation
  (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
  File System and OS Information  
File system  

This directory holds the core operating system files and libraries.

Date Modified
  02-Nov-2006 2:45 am
Date Created
  02-Nov-2006 1:32 am
  60 KB  (60,928 Bytes)
Captured from
  Core without updates
OS at capture
  Windows Vista (RTM), Build 6000, 32-bit edition
  Security Validation  
security   The two security hashes for Findstr.exe were created from the original file. The security hash is created by scanning all bytes within the file. Identical files should have the same hashes. SHA1 is considered the more secure than the older MD5 hash.
required   The following files are required when running this program. These may call other files, and there can be additional required files not in this list.

  import Kernel32.dll   import User32.dll
  import Msvcrt.dll  
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  Additional Analysis  
  • Findstr.exe requires a C++ library, and was likely written in Micorsoft Visual C++. It was likely built using Visual Studio 2005.
  • Findstr.exe is a PE style file.
  • This program does not appear to be internally referenced by any other file.
  Instructions on Use  
notes   Command-line help instructions for this application.

Searches for strings in files.

FINDSTR [/B] [/E] [/L] [/R] [/S] [/I] [/X] [/V] [/N] [/M] [/O] [/P] [/F:file]
        [/C:string] [/G:file] [/D:dir list] [/A:color attributes] [/OFF[LINE]]
        strings [[drive:][path]filename[ ...]]

  /B         Matches pattern if at the beginning of a line.
  /E         Matches pattern if at the end of a line.
  /L         Uses search strings literally.
  /R         Uses search strings as regular expressions.
  /S         Searches for matching files in the current directory and all
  /I         Specifies that the search is not to be case-sensitive.
  /X         Prints lines that match exactly.
  /V         Prints only lines that do not contain a match.
  /N         Prints the line number before each line that matches.
  /M         Prints only the filename if a file contains a match.
  /O         Prints character offset before each matching line.
  /P         Skip files with non-printable characters.
  /OFF[LINE] Do not skip files with offline attribute set.
  /A:attr    Specifies color attribute with two hex digits. See "color /?"
  /F:file    Reads file list from the specified file(/ stands for console).
  /C:string  Uses specified string as a literal search string.
  /G:file    Gets search strings from the specified file(/ stands for console).
  /D:dir     Search a semicolon delimited list of directories
  strings    Text to be searched for.
             Specifies a file or files to search.

Use spaces to separate multiple search strings unless the argument is prefixed
with /C.  For example, 'FINDSTR "hello there" x.y' searches for "hello" or
"there" in file x.y.  'FINDSTR /C:"hello there" x.y' searches for
"hello there" in file x.y.

Regular expression quick reference:
  .        Wildcard: any character
  *        Repeat: zero or more occurrences of previous character or class
  ^        Line position: beginning of line
  $        Line position: end of line
  [class]  Character class: any one character in set
  [^class] Inverse class: any one character not in set
  [x-y]    Range: any characters within the specified range
  \x       Escape: literal use of metacharacter x
  \    Word position: end of word

For full information on FINDSTR regular expressions refer to the online Command
  Internal Resource Counts  
notes   Resources are read-only content stored within the file. It is mostly used to hold graphics, strings, menus and dialog templates, although other types are occasionally used. See our section on Resources Help for more details.

  Strings and Messages0   Icons (Single)0  
  Dialog Templates0   Icons (Grouped)0  
  Menus0   Icons (Animated)0  
  HTML Documents0   Cursors (Single)0  
  Accelerators0   Cursors (Grouped)0  
  Manifests1   Cursors (Animated)0  
  Fonts0   Bitmaps0  
  Vendor Summary  
  Microsoft Corporation

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