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emacs on windows hangs when running rgrep

I am running emacs 27.2 on Windows 10. When I execute the rgrep function, after inserting my choices for REGEXP, FILES and DIR, it hangs. I have set the variable debug-on-entry and here's what I get: ...
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How do I find the init.el file on windows?

I'm currently stuck with not finding the init.el file, how do I find it on Windows and how do I load it?
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Searching in Dired for content in files while filtering files

From Dired, I'd like to be able to search for content pretty much like I do on my MAC Finder, while showing the files that match the criteria/regular expression (and no other files). I don't want the ...
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How to use helm to search a buffer?

I would like to use the helm machinery to search "live" a buffer's lines. Is this possible? If not how would I go about figuring out how to implement this?
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How to find a file recursively on Microsoft Windows with findutils (gnu find) installed?

I'm trying to find file recursively from default-directory with helm-find (C-x c /). It works out of box in linux. I tried setting find-program like (I have git bash installed) (setq find-program &...
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How can I run imenu in all project files?

Is there any package which will allow to run the imenu in all project files of a current mode? More specifically I have a Go project defined by projectile and I would like to search for a symbol in ...
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find files containing "Emacs"

I employed find within the current directory to find files containing "emacs" $ find . -type f -iname "*emacs*" | nl | tail -3 34 ./sources/tech/20190916 The Emacs Series Exploring ts.el.md ...
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How can I do a regex search recursively from a directory?

Basically I want a command that can do the following: find /path/dir -type f -print0 | xargs -0 grep -l "foo" Is there an emacs command to do this? If not, then is there a convenient keybinding that ...
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Grep exited abnormally with code 2

Windows 10, Emacs 26.1 M-x shell grep here result: grep Usage: grep [OPTION]... PATTERN [FILE]... Try 'grep --help' for more information. Nice. Now I want to find files in temp folder: rgrep ...
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What best tool to find files with content?

Windows 10, Emacs 26.1. I need to find all files that content specific text ,e,g. ("hello"). I need to specify: is case sensitive is search also in all subfolders to find by some text and by regexp ...
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