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Windows 7: List possible filenames in Open File dialog box

01 Apr 2015   #1

windows 7 64-bit
List possible filenames in Open File dialog box

Hi All,
Since new in Windows 7, whenever I have an Open File dialog box and I start typing into the filename field, it displays all possible filenames that match what I've typed so far.
Now this function is gone, I must have unknowingly changed some setting (or maybe updates did). How do I get it back?

Note: I'm not talking about "recent files" with the arrow button to drop them down; but matching filenames that drop down automatically.
For instance, in an Open File dialog box (any program - not just MS) if say I start typing P files drop down:
If I continue typing B then only the PB files are left, drop down list is now only

Thanks in anticipation,

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01 Apr 2015   #2

Linux Lite 3.2 x64; Windows 7, 8.1

Check out Internet Options / Advanced / Browsing / Use inline AutoComplete in file explorer....
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01 Apr 2015   #3

windows 7 64-bit

That's fixed it.
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