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Displaying filenames for screensaver photos in Windows 7 RRS feed

  • Question

  • In XP, there is a box to check to show filenames when photos are appearing in the screensaver (essentially in a slide show fashion).

    How can I do that in Windows 7?

    MHB7

    • Edited by MHB7 Friday, April 30, 2010 9:51 PM clarified it''s windows 7
    Friday, April 30, 2010 7:01 PM

Answers

  • Hi

    Sorry, but as you have seen, the photo screensaver in Windows 7 does not have any way to enable showing the file names.

    Thank You for using Windows 7


    Ronnie Vernon MVP
    • Proposed as answer by Ronnie VernonMVP Sunday, May 2, 2010 11:02 AM
    • Marked as answer by Linda Yan Monday, May 3, 2010 6:33 AM
    Sunday, May 2, 2010 11:02 AM
  • I hope somebody in Microsoft discovers that this is a downgrade from previous operating systems and fixes Windows 7 so it can display filenames for photos on the screensaver.

    Thank you for your answer and please escalate the issue.

    MHB7

    • Marked as answer by MHB7 Monday, May 3, 2010 3:12 PM
    Monday, May 3, 2010 2:35 PM

All replies

  • Hi

    Sorry, but as you have seen, the photo screensaver in Windows 7 does not have any way to enable showing the file names.

    Thank You for using Windows 7


    Ronnie Vernon MVP
    • Proposed as answer by Ronnie VernonMVP Sunday, May 2, 2010 11:02 AM
    • Marked as answer by Linda Yan Monday, May 3, 2010 6:33 AM
    Sunday, May 2, 2010 11:02 AM
  • I hope somebody in Microsoft discovers that this is a downgrade from previous operating systems and fixes Windows 7 so it can display filenames for photos on the screensaver.

    Thank you for your answer and please escalate the issue.

    MHB7

    • Marked as answer by MHB7 Monday, May 3, 2010 3:12 PM
    Monday, May 3, 2010 2:35 PM
  • this would be so useful to have, please will you consider it for the next upgrade - thanks
    Thursday, June 24, 2010 1:57 PM
  • Pathetic ! A glaring omission. I am now 72, been writing software for over 50 years, and can't remember an omission like this. Utterly stupid, Microsoft. No wonder your shares have underperformed. Please kindly assist....
    Saturday, October 23, 2010 7:42 AM
  • Hi Livemba

    The best way to move things at Microsoft is to use the following online forum.

    Windows 7 feedback - Speak to us at Microsoft

    The more customers that request a specific feature the higher it will be moved on the things to do list.

    Regards,


    Ronnie Vernon MVP – Windows Desktop Experience
    Saturday, October 23, 2010 10:32 AM
  • Can't believe that by this time, there isn't an update to provide this feature - it was easy enough to have with XP
    Friday, July 20, 2012 10:46 AM