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Poll: How useful is Windows Desktop Search Advanced Query Syntax (AQS)?

Windows Search Advanced Query Syntax (AQS) is powerful addition to Windows Desktop Search, but is it useful in the real world. Take this quick poll and let us know.

In the recent TR Dojo video, I demonstrate how to create targeted searches with Windows Search Advanced Query Syntax (AQS). While AQS is a really powerful addition to Windows Desktop Search, I wonder how much real-world use it gets. Have you used AQS to solve a particular search problem? After seeing a demonstration in the above video, do you think it's worth trying out? Tell me how useful you think AQS really is.

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