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Windows 7: Open dialog problem

24 Jul 2015   #11
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

DOH! I've slept since post #6.
Maybe I did notice that browser folder.

Notice that I created a file named brother.txt. That got a match when I typed bro. Then I changed my mind and went with a folder named test for the image in my post. I can only guess that I opted to match a folder because the OP was not matching a folder. That's my story for now. I'll remember things differently after some more posts.



:::would make for a terrible eye witness:::


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24 Jul 2015   #12
hotbuddy723

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I am sorry I did not represent my problem properly but with the help of Username Issues I made a better presentation
In recent days i encountered with this problem of folder option (i think) when i usually try to save a file or open a file-i entered few words and a drop menu appeared in file name box with a list of some file name with same initials that I entered, but now it did not appear
I have attached two photos with this to give more clear idea of problem. Both these Screenshots are of Notepad so that I can provide you the exact problem
Photo -1 Problem

Photo-2-Required Solution


I also tried the restore default option in folder options but it did not work. Please help me in this regard and thanks for your effort


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25 Jul 2015   #13
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Setting AutoSuggest to no will reproduce your issue for me within a W7 Virtual Machine (VM).

Setting AutoSuggest to yes might fix your issue.

Open dialog problem-autosuggest.png

But here is the puzzle:
The key named AutoComplete (shown in the left pane in the image above) does not exist in Windows 7 by default. At least not in the W7pro64bit VM that only has SP1 installed... and not in the W7pro64bit VM that has all updates installed. Something else must add that key.


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25 Jul 2015   #14
hotbuddy723

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Auto-suggest was set to no but after setting it to yes, problem solved.

thanks UsernameIssues and all of you for help.
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25 Jul 2015   #15
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

You are welcome.

It seems that Windows common dialog boxes do the suggestions by default.

Some app* adds that registry info as a way to turn suggestions off.

We just needed to turn suggestions back on.


*Perhaps some security app thought suggestions were a privacy concern - since it could suggest names of files that are not otherwise visible in the top part of the dialog box unless you scroll. Someone looking over your shoulder might see NSFW file names.
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25 Jul 2015   #16
GokAy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Nice find, good solution. Rep to you if I could
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