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I have a program installed called WinSCP. When I press the Windows key and type "SCP", I get "No items match your search." Is there a configuration option I can set somewhere, so that this item will be found?

I'm not looking for a specific solution for this particular program, but something general, so that if there's a program named XYZ, I can find it via the Start Menu search by entering YZ.

EDIT TO ADD: I'm looking for a "set-it and forget-it" type of configuration change, so that within-word searching happens always, automatically. I don't want to have to type a * before every query. Apparently this wasn't clear from what I wrote above.

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For searching XYZ just type *YZ or *Z . It works in start menu search and window search.

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This functionality has existed since DOS. You can also use ? to match a single character, instead of * which matches 0 or more characters. – Ben Richards Mar 29 '12 at 22:36
This is a nice feature I didn't know about, but it doesn't actually answer the question as I've asked it. What I'd like is a way to not have to type the * before the search term. To set something once, and from then on have every query implicitly prepended by * – Gabriel Mar 30 '12 at 22:18
(I up-voted you anyway though -- that is a cool, good-to-know-about feature) – Gabriel Mar 30 '12 at 22:33

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