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I have several hundred folders each with a number of files in them. I need to move all the files out of each folder but do not want to go into each folder separately to drag the files out. I essentially need to move all of the files out of individual folders into a single big folder.

There is a sort function in Win7 that I found by accident that shows all the files instead of the folders they are in. I cannot find that feature any longer redface.gif

Is there a simple way to do this?

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You need to describe your problem a bit more. The folders you talk about are not all together so you can't select them all at once? You don't want to copy all the files in those folders, only some of the files?

The search you once saw is probably simply that search box in the top right of a File Explorer window. You search for * and you find all files.
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This may not be the best way to do it, but it's how I do it. Just type in * in the search bar and it will display all the files in the directory that you are in, ignoring folders. smile.gif

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