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STOPPING AUTO FILL-IN

Whenever I save a file, download a file, change a name, whatever; the name automatically fills in from some previously entered name, and I have to backspace, correct, etc.  How do I stop this?  I don't want auto fill-in on anything, but using TweakUI and X-Setup, I can't find a setting that stops it.
How can I stop it?
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LEECHIPTURNER
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Nirmal SharmaSolution ArchitectCommented:
Stop Auto Complete From Internet Options.
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Nirmal SharmaSolution ArchitectCommented:
Please see this: -
How to stop the AutoComplete feature in Internet Explorer: -
http://familyinternet.about.com/cs/ienetscapehelp/a/autocomplete2.htm

Let me know.
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LEECHIPTURNERAuthor Commented:
That's great!!  Many thanks.  One more question.  The same thing happens to me when I save a file (Excel, Word, etc.).  It starts filling in possible names for me.  How do I stop this in those apps as well?  Is this controlled in the OS?
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Nirmal SharmaSolution ArchitectCommented:
>>>Is this controlled in the OS?

Not exactly by OS but Applications. Here it is: -
http://www.worldstart.com/tips/tips.php/1182
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LEECHIPTURNERAuthor Commented:
Once again, thanks!  I will accept this answer, but one last question.  I have some applications that when I save a file, they do this auto complete thing.  There are no options to turn this off in these little applications.  Is there no other place in the OS to globally turn this off?
Thanks!
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IvanVillamizarCommented:
If the application uses common dialogs, you can disable it by setting:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoComplete to 0
If the value doesn't exist, create it as REG_DWORD

If you want to disable the list of recently used files set:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Comdlg32\NoFileMru  to 1
also, if the value doesn't exist, create it as REG_DWORD

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