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how do I stop auto suggest from showing file names

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    Posts : 23
    Windows 8

    how do I stop auto suggest from showing file names


    for similar files in the save as box?

    Is this a unique setting or a windows option?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 23
    Windows 8


    Hang on, I found it here.

    How to Disable Auto-Suggest

    If you don’t want to use the auto-suggest feature you can disable it with the following hack.
    Press the Windows Key and R to bring up a run box and type regedit, then hit enter.

    When the registry editor opens, navigate to the following path:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer

    Expand the Explorer key, then right click on it and create a new key called AutoComplete.

    Once the key has been created and you have named it, on the right hand side you will need to create a new string value called AutoSuggest.

    Open the string and in the Data Value field type no.
    How to Tweak the Auto-Suggest Feature in Windows Explorer
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how do I stop auto suggest from showing file names
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