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Autocomplete 2

by Greeg / May 1, 2004 11:51 AM PDT

I have just discovered that,when IE is auto completing,it is in fact pointing to objects on my desktop and not previouly visited websites.Any idea what's happening?

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Re:Autocomplete 2 (IE programmed to desktop things.)
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 1, 2004 12:19 PM PDT
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Yes. It is.

As Microsoft writes often... "By design."

You's got a problem with that?


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Re:Re:Autocomplete 2 (IE programmed to desktop things.)
by Greeg / May 2, 2004 11:39 AM PDT

Robert,are you saying that anything typed in the address bar,auto completes to a desktop item by default,as opposed to a previously visited website?

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Re:Re:Re:Autocomplete 2 (IE programmed to desktop things.)
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 2, 2004 8:57 PM PDT

Yes. They did that.

If you must complain about this, please don't to me. I have yet to hear of a way to cure that.

You may turn autocomplete off, but that's your choice.


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