New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus • Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts • Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
OS X - Operating System General OS operation information and support

searching for files with specific extension


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
kevn

 
Member Since: Nov 21, 2010
Posts: 39
kevn is on a distinguished road

kevn is offline
I would like to search my entire iMac for files with a specific extension (thumbs.db, from Windows) and delete them. How can I do this?

thanks, Kevin
QUOTE Thanks
toMACsh

 
toMACsh's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 30, 2009
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 5,434
toMACsh is a glorious beacon of lighttoMACsh is a glorious beacon of lighttoMACsh is a glorious beacon of lighttoMACsh is a glorious beacon of lighttoMACsh is a glorious beacon of lighttoMACsh is a glorious beacon of light
Mac Specs: Mac Mini Core 2 Duo

toMACsh is offline
Command-F

Click on "Kind" arrow, select "Other"

Go down the list to "File extension" and check the box

The rest is intuitive
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Stolen macbook pro | Mac OSX Lion »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Downloads receive .rdp extension heliotrope OS X - Operating System 1 09-11-2010 05:34 PM
new macbook pro system log normal? micho.mad OS X - Operating System 3 04-24-2009 03:13 PM
installing specific version of OS X circlestu OS X - Operating System 5 12-13-2008 09:01 PM
Schedule opening/closing of apps at specific times. phi Schweb's Lounge 2 02-24-2007 07:20 PM
Login/Firefox Extension Problem Brown Study Community Suggestions and Feedback 2 09-26-2006 06:05 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:25 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?