How control Pictures library in Windows 8.1

I found an old tutorial about how to control what pictures may be seen in live tile pictures library.  The instructions say to use file explorer, find the pictures folder under your libraries, right click on it and add or delete what should be seen.  They show a screen shot of what it should look like.  I have attached a file of that screen shot.

The problem is that when I follow the instructions above I do not get this screen.  I get properties with different tabs, but nothing that looks like the screen shot.  Has something changed in Windows 8.1?  

Basically, I would like to have on certain photos show in my live tile pictures but don't know how to accomplish that.

Anyone.
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WoodrowAAsked:
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ZamZ0Commented:
What tabs do you get? Can you post a screenshot of what is shown?
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WoodrowAAuthor Commented:
OK,

I found part of the solution.  I am able to find the right properties dialog now.  You have to right click on the pictures folder that is inside the LIBRARIES folder. But I have another problem.  I removed all the old directories from Library locations and added a new location.  However, Windows 8.1 insists on continuing to show the pictures from the old location.  I rebooted the computer twice; once as a warm reboot and once as a cold reboot but it still insists on showing the pictures from the old folder which is C:\Users\Woody_2\Pictures.

What I want is for photos to be seen from a directory called C:\Temp_02.  When I move to the start screen and double click on the photos icon it lists those photos from the new directory location.  When I go back into properties it lists only that new directory, but Windows insists on showing all the old stuff from the original directory.

Anyone know what's going on?
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ZamZ0Commented:
You might try deleting the desktop.ini file in the Pictures folder(s). Windows will recreate this. You need to enable hidden files (and maybe system files as well) to be visible.

What if you rename/move/delete the old folder?
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WoodrowAAuthor Commented:
Thank you for responding.

The old folder, I think, is a folder Windows creates automatically.  It is called Pictures.  For reasons I forget, when I got the original Windows 8 I simply copied other folders that contained pictures of mine over to this Pictures folder.  So now, Pictures has a number of sub folders.  Maybe this was a wrong move on my part.  I made some assumptions about what windows was thinking but maybe they were incorrect.

I am a little reluctant to rename a folder that was created by the system itself.  I will investigate your other suggestion though.
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WoodrowAAuthor Commented:
I have renamed the desktop.ini file  and changed the name of the Pictures folder to Pictures_temp.  But with all that, windows continues to find the .jpg files I don't want seen and randomly displays them.
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WoodrowAAuthor Commented:
One other point I might make.  There are two or three pictures that Photos Live tile pictures shows.  Just out of curiosity I deleted one of them from my hard drive.  In other words, windows file manager says the file no longer exists.  I searched the whole pc for any other instances and even deleted it from the recycle bin.

However, the picture still shows up in Photos live.  How is it possible for it to show that the computer says no longer exists?
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WoodrowAAuthor Commented:
Anyone have any idea what the story is here?
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WoodrowAAuthor Commented:
Although I posted this last week I have had zero answers in 5 days.  Have I stumped the community?  Does the question need to be closed.  Is it 42 degrees in Zimbabwe?

Anyone?
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ZamZ0Commented:
Can you note some of the names of the pics you don't want to see and search your PC for them (view hidden files enabled, view protected system files enabled). Once all files can be viewed, try deleting the thumbs.db file in that folder. Can you search the registry for any mention of those files?
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WoodrowAAuthor Commented:
@ZamZ0
Thank you for responding. I have searched the computer with view hidden files enabled and view protected system files enabled and also searched the registry.

But before I delete the thumbs db for that directory I wonder what exactly I am deleting.  There are a number of other files in the directory where the before-mentioned files were located. Will those file be affected?
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WoodrowAAuthor Commented:
When I started this thread I thought it would be a simple question with a simple answer but it is not.  I do not have the time to follow-up on the detail.  Is there a way to withdraw the question?
or should I just assign points to everyone who answered
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