With the release of IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3, EZ Notes Search users can now use the Windows Search option inside of Notes to search their local mail, archives, contacts and other databases as well as their local files simultaneously using a simple to use search interface. Of course, EZ Notes Search users can still use the standard Windows Search user interfaces as well which will also provide you with the ability to preview your Notes documents and attachments.
To use Windows Search in Notes, select Windows Search from the Search drop down menu:
Then enter your query and hit enter and you will get search results from your hard drive as well as from your mail, archives and databases:
Once you find the document, simply double click on the item and it will be opened for you in Notes.
A video demonstration of EZ Notes Search is available on YouTube.
You can download a trial version and can purchase EZ Notes Search on NotesConnectors.com