Need to search contents of text files on a windows network drive....

I am trying to search the content of a directory on a windows network drive for that contains .sas files (essentially text files) for a certain text string. Find does not seem to do this. Any ideas/suggestions?
When I copy a file to my desktop I can do it easily, but that is not an option.

Uh yeah....in my opinion GREATLY affects Apple's claim to windows compatibility......unless there is a solution out there. My firm is windows-based and we have a terabyte or so of data and files related to various stuff all buried in subfolders..and all I want is to search one folder for one text string.
I'm praying for a solution here.....

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