How do I setup Outlook so the search starts automatically with each key stroke, without having to push the search button?

I am working in MS Outlook 2007. --  Windows 10 -- How do I setup Outlook so the search starts automatically with each key stroke, without having to push the search button? I put a check in the (Display search results as I type when possible) box. It doesn’t work.
jampostGeneral MaanagerAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You need to put your cursor in the Search box. Then typing should bring up Search. It does on Outlook 2013 / 2016

You make a new Email and put your cursor in the To: field and type. That brings up type ahead. It does on Outlook 2013 / 2016.

Remember that:

1. Search is controlled and indexed primarily by Windows 10.
2. Outlook 2007 uses NK2 files which are long gone.
3. Office 2007 is out of support.

Consider upgrading to a better Office product.
jampostGeneral MaanagerAuthor Commented:
I have other PCs using MS Outlook 2007 & Windows 10 that search instantly when I type. At some point I will upgrade Office, but not because of this issue. Thank you for your help.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Maybe try Repairing Office to see if that helps.
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SeanSystem EngineerCommented:
Click on the Menus tab;
Click Tools menu;
Select Search from the drop-down menu;
At the top of the submenu is Instant Search.
Click Instant Search, it will add a Search tab in the ribbon
jampostGeneral MaanagerAuthor Commented:
I did try Instant search. It did not change anything.  Thank you.
SeanSystem EngineerCommented:
Is outlook configured to use cached exchange mode or online mode?

or maybe

click on the drop down arrow available in the search box.

Navigate to Search Options and click it open the Search Option dialog box.

display search results as I type

The search section has an option for enabling or disabling the display search results as I type.

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abbas abdullaCommented:
If you are always searching same thing(s) you can use the create search folder option, it would be more practical then using search bar in my opinion. Read more about search folder here
Create a new test user on that machine and see if it works for him. if it does, create a new outlook profile for your user and test with it.
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