screen saver photo options disappeared?

I was trying to change from on file of photos to another and must have hit the wrong key and now I no longer have anything other than one tab called screen saver. Not sre what I had before but there is no choice other than the Windows Screen savers? There is no pull down menu of choices? where is it. Tried everything. HELP
 
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Brink

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Hello RDONSTEELE, and welcome to Vista Forums.

Double check to see if you have the C:\Windows\System32\PhotoScreensaver.scr file.

If you don't have it, I'll upload a clean copy for you. :)
 

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I have zero clue as to where to look for said file. Point is, I had a drop down menu now I have none. I only have a choice of microsoft stuff. Used to have choices and a BROWSE BUTTON. NOW nothing. If files just disappear WOW! I think that I must have somehow hit two keys at once or such.??
 

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whs

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I have zero clue as to where to look for said file

That is not a good answer. Do the following:

Go to Computer > double click on the C partition > then double click on the folders (in sequence) as outlined by Brink => Windows, then System32. In system32 it requires a bit of acouting since this is a very large folder. But the PhotoScreensaver.scr file is there (see picture)

2012-12-26_1122.png
 

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whs

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Go to Start > click on Computer and it will look something like this:

2012-12-26_1200.png
 

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