Windows 7 forum: How to turn on SAVE AS prompt that shows previous file names

by: bn229 May 19, 2013 10:02 AM PDT

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How to turn on SAVE AS prompt that shows previous file names

by bn229 - 5/19/13 10:02 AM

When you attempt to save a file in a particular program, the SAVE AS window opens and you can choose the destination of the file. Then, as you begin typing the proposed name of the file, the computer automatically displays all the files in the computer that also begin with the letters you are typing. The more you type, the fewer files are displayed automatically. The function (or prompt, I'm not sure what term to use here) is there so you don't accidentally duplicate a file name.

My Question: How do you turn the function back on? It stopped working recently.

I use the Windows 7 system.

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