Multiple file name search

Microsoft Windows xp professional w/serv...
October 4, 2009 at 22:35:39
Specs: Windows XP
Is there an application, script or set of commands that will allow the user to search for a large number of different file names in one query?

I have a text file containing a list of hundreds of file names and a folder containing thousands of files. Due to the character limit in the windows file search field, I am unable to search for more than 7 to 10 file names at a time. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

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October 5, 2009 at 00:19:02
satdl, there probably is (or it can be written) a utility around that will do what you want. Sadly, I don't know where to direct you, maybe someone does, but I have a suggestion.
Simplify any search by presorting files into the various folders alphabetically such as a folder A - L, M - Z, etc.. You can sub-divide as far as you need and it'll simplify and speed up any search.
Ed in Texas.

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