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Chapter 17. Managing Files Using a Netwo... > Browsing the Network with the Finder

Browsing the Network with the Finder

The Finder serves as a focused network browser application (). For example, you're looking for a file with a specific name. You've used the Finder application, and checked on your machine, but can't seem to find it. The other option is that it's on your co-workers computer. The good news is that with the Finder application, not only can you search your computer; you can search any other computer on the network.

Browsing the Network with the Finder

Login to another computer on the network.

Open the Finder application.

TIMESAVER Click on the desktop, and then click +F.

Click the Search In pop-up, and then select Specific Places.

Drag the Network Computer icon from the desktop into the Finder window.

Select the Network Computer icon's check box.

Type the search criteria.

Click Search.


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