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Windows 7: Annoying autosearch in explorer

08 Oct 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
Annoying autosearch in explorer

If I go to Tools=>Folder Options=>View=>When typing into list view
and enable
Automatically type into the search box
I will be able to automatically search when I start typing(which is what I actually want...I'm only searching the current directory without the subfolders).
But there is one really annoying thing that I'm searching for a way to fix

If I press Enter\NumpadEnter,it will open the file I want to open but it will also execute a search on the current folder which is really annoying.

The only thing I can think of(and I don't like it)is not use AutoHotkey to make those keys open the file on which I hit enter in another way

#IfWinActive,AHK_class CabinetWClass
Keywait,% SubStr(A_ThisHotKey,2)
for window in ComObjCreate("Shell.Application").Windows
Selected := window.Document.SelectedItems
for item in Selected
Run,% Item.Path

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10 Oct 2015   #2

Windows 7 32 bit

Instead of using Shell.Application you could just use the clipboard. Send ^c then parse the clipboard. Test if the filename returned is a file or folder and take the appropriate action. Looping through all the items in the shell is ok for a single active window or item, but it tends to bog when the loop is run multiple times in real time.
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