When I first installed Windows 8, I could start an app by hitting the Windows key once to bring up the Start screen, and then typing a substring of the app's name.
At some point since then, the "substring" part seems to have stopped working.
So now, for example, if I type
chrom, I get,
No apps match your search, but when I type the final
e, up pops
Google Chrome. Similarly,
ie used to bring up Internet Explorer. Now I have to type the whole word
Internet before anything is found.
Did Microsoft really change the functionality to make it much less useful, or is there just some setting somewhere that has somehow gotten twiddled to create this behaviour?