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Windows 7: How Do I Increase The Number Of Search Suggestions Windows 7 Explorer

22 Apr 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home 64 bit
How Do I Increase The Number Of Search Suggestions Windows 7 Explorer

Hi, when I do a search in my Windows 7 Explorer (not IE) search box, the box only shows 3 past searches in the history suggestions, and I want to increase that number. For example, now it shows::


I want it to display more than 10, for instance::


I have looked everywhere on the internet, and only can come up with either deleting the history or enabling it, via the wordwheelquery in the is there a way to do this or am I stuck with only the 3 last searches.

Need either a registry edit or a way to do this without using a registry edit, thanks so much.

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22 Apr 2012   #2

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs +Chromium_VM

Hello and welcome to Seven Forums.

I use File Locator Lite for searching.
It's free, easy to use, works well, and I think the default history list is 20.
FileLocator Lite - Free File Searching Utility
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22 Apr 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home 64 bit

Thanks, I'll give it a try, still not sure why the only 3 recent searches on the explorer in windows cannot be changed...or where to do it.
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05 Jul 2012   #4

Windows 7 32bit

anyone know a way to get more search suggestions?
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