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Showing the path in My pictures's screensaver

In win XP you could add the picture's path when using "My pictures" as a screensaver. When you have tons of photos - I found it very useful.

This feature disappeared in Win 7.

Any ideas how to make Windows show the path?


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As far as I know, it's still there

Under screensaver choices, select "Photo". Go to "Settings" and browse to the path where they reside. At least that's what I see on my Win7 PC.

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Does that mean ...

it shows the path (the full filename) on the screen when showing the picture as a screensaver? That's what he wants.


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(NT) Thanks...didn't read this correctly. I don't know.
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It doesn't show the path on the screen...

I tried all the options in the choices. Maybe there is a hidden way to define it, or some trick in the registry...

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After checking the sevenforums

it appears that you're not alone and that this might just be by design. Perhaps you can locate some registry tweak but messing with registry can be perilous but all I find is this.

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Thanks! It works

The old screensaver is less sexy - but I find the full path very efficient.

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