AutoCAD places your support files in all sorts of hard to find places, such as:
C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application
Moreover, you can have many folders in your support file search path, including those that you add yourself. (To add a folder to the search path, choose Tools>Options and click the File tab of the Options dialog box. Open the Support File Search Path item and click the Add button. Then click Browse. Navigate to the folder you want, choose it, and click OK. Click OK again to close the Options dialog box.)
To quickly find any file in the support file search path, enter the following on the command line:
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where filename.ext is the name of the file.
Arnold Williams submitted the following AutoLISP expression:
(defun c:FF ( / )
(findfile (getstring “\nEnter Name & Extension of file for Filefind: “))
He explains: “Just type in ff and follow the prompt and a path and file name are returned if found, nil if not found.”