File Searcher by Owner Version Released

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A minor update to our File Searcher by Owner utility has been released, bringing it up to version This tool can be used to search for local or network shared files and folders by a local or domain user or group. New features include:


  • Search by Security Identifier (SID)
  • Version checker

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Thanks for the utility - this tasks is not as simple as others may think.  These seemingly benign types of file attributes are occasionally useful, but accessing them for search on a broad basis is essentially impossible using Windows and DOS standard features (I don't know if W7 fixes this). 

Can the utility be modified to look at all of the attributes concurrently?  I realize that older files don't have the current set of attributes attached - that is a challenge but I don't think is a big one as the current application functions nicely.  I ask this because it seems that when I back up a file set the folder gets my name as owner so author and other attributes could be the only way to sort out the mess. 

I have other ideas for utility expansion that I will not reveal right now.  I am a first time user and would like to register but do NOT see explicit affirmation that my address would not be sold or otherwise distributed despite the simple note that it would not be disclosed on YOUR site.  Please advise - I will check back to comments on this application next week for direction to your information addressing that  issue.

Thanks again.

You have a good point about the registration page. We indicate the e-mail address will not be shown on the Website publicly, but I should also include a link to our privacy policy that assures that we will not sell any personal information, including e-mail addresses. The relevant section is:


Registration Forms
Our site's registration form requires users to give us contact information (i.e. email address). Contact information from the registration forms is used to validate the user's account. This enables the site administrators to provide moderation for the various public features of this site, and to get in touch with the user when necessary. This information is not and will never be divulged to a third party. We use this data to tailor our visitor's experience at our site showing them content that we think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences.


As for adding the ability to add additional search attributes to filter or sort by, I'll see what I can maybe do, but it may take a little bit for me to find the time. [EDIT: To be clear, you're referencing the attributes like hidden, system, read-only, & archive right?]


Hope that helps!


Edited on Saturday, January 23 2010 @ 04:16 PM EST by Seker

If you need the attributes feature right away, you could try the FileList program at If you combine it with the DOS "find" parameter and push the output to a file you may be able to get the information that you need, as it can list file attributes.


Example command line:

filelist /owners X:\Folder1\SubFolder2 | find /i "usernamegoesherey" > outputfile.csv

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