windows 7 auto complete not work

January 14, 2011 at 10:36:50
Specs: Windows 7
Windows 7 with IE 8 is not saving passwords, etc.

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January 14, 2011 at 12:11:04
SYMPTOM
You enable the settings in the AutoComplete Settings dialog box on a Microsoft Windows XP-based computer. However, the AutoComplete feature does not work in Windows Internet Explorer 7. For example, when you try to enter text in a form that was previously used in another form, the AutoComplete feature does not enter the text.

CAUSE
This problem occurs when the value of the FormSuggest registry entry that is loc...
This problem occurs when the value of the FormSuggest registry entry that is located under the following registry subkey is set to 0:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel

RESOLUTION
Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by u...
Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.
To resolve this problem, change the value of the FormSuggest registry entry to 1. To change the value, follow these steps:

1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
2. In Registry Editor, locate and then click the following subkey:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel
3. In the details pane, double-click FormSuggest.
4. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.


All info was taken from http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942090

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#2
January 14, 2011 at 13:01:53
JRComp

Wouldn't it have been better to just supply the link?


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January 17, 2011 at 05:20:01
Would it have been better? I guess that's a matter of opinion. Copying and pasting doesn't trouble me all too much. If it did I wouldn't have done it.

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