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Photos The 'post your desktop' thread

Discussion in 'General' started by RTT, 26 Apr 2005.

  1. Fishlock

    Fishlock .o0o.

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  2. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    Ignore or delete please
     
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  3. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    Photobucket, You can allow images upto a size of a 17" screen, or images over 1mb, handy for my 30":cooldude:

    Sam
     
  4. Tyinsar

    Tyinsar 6 screens 1 card since Nov 17 2007

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    17" :eyebrow: :confused:

    I'm using six 19" screens (2 x TripleHead2Go = 3 19" screens wide x 2 19" screens high {using vertical span mode} = 7,864,320 pixels = almost two 30" screens). The originals are 3-4MB files. I could compress them more but...

    Anyway. I have now resized the original to 3000*1600 and compressed it some more to get it under 1.5MB (link).
    And here's a different one I shrunk just because: (link)


    Edit2: Re-saved @ 70% they still look OK so:
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    Though now I'm using this one instead:
    [​IMG]

    I'll leave it to you to re-size and crop as needed.
     
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  5. Tyinsar

    Tyinsar 6 screens 1 card since Nov 17 2007

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    Quiet thread all of a sudden (I won't post again until someone else does)
    Just changed my desktop for Christmas.
    I had to save it @ 57% quality to get ImageShack to host it. (The original looks better)
    [​IMG]
     
  6. Nexxo

    Nexxo Stopped treating this country as if it was his own

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    ^^^ Ooh, pretty! I'd change the windows theme to suit. May I suggest Olive green?
     
  7. dragontail

    dragontail 5bet Bluffer

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    Long time since the last desktop... here we go:

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Tyinsar

    Tyinsar 6 screens 1 card since Nov 17 2007

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    Thanks,:thumb: that does indeed look better (It was 2:57AM when I posted that, shortly after changing it - #@$% insomnia) - though I may look for more colours - the silly Windows Fisher Price theme seems limited to blue, olive, & silver :confused:. Time to look for a way around that.

    Edit: Classic style, Maple color scheme works well as far as the color element goes but...
     
  9. Nexxo

    Nexxo Stopped treating this country as if it was his own

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    Time to break out the Visual Styles. This is the easiest way to customize your Windows XP as basically they are based on Windows XP's in-built skinning system. All you need to do is patch two files so they accept "unlicenced" (i.e. not created by Microsoft) themes (this is not a legal issue, just a "safety feature" so n00bs don't accidentally bork their GUI). You can let UXTheme Multipatcher do all the hard work for you. :)

    I would look at:

    RoyaleDX2 (colour scheme "copper" or "gold");

    MurinaXP (colour scheme "human");

    Kontrazt VS (third colour scheme).
     
  10. Tyinsar

    Tyinsar 6 screens 1 card since Nov 17 2007

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    I got all excited, downloaded it, ... won't install on XP SP3 beta :wallbash: :sigh:
    Thanks for the great suggestion(s) though. Time to dig deeper.
     
  11. rowin4kicks

    rowin4kicks a man walked into a bar ...

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    Here is my latest one (click for bigger)
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  12. Nexxo

    Nexxo Stopped treating this country as if it was his own

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    You'll have to patch manually then, using the new UXtheme.dll for XP SP3:

    1) Download the file (for your Beta) and extract in a handy location.
    2) Go to C:\WINDOWS\System32 and rename uxtheme.dll to uxtheme.dll.old
    3) Put the new uxtheme.dll into C:\WINDOWS\System32
    4) If you get any warnings from Windows stating that an original system file has been replaced, you must click "Cancel", otherwise the new uxtheme.dll will be replaced with the original one.
    5) Reboot
     
  13. Tyinsar

    Tyinsar 6 screens 1 card since Nov 17 2007

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    Awesome! :clap: Thanks again. (Who knew Deviant Art had Windows themes?)
    I'm now using RoyaleDX2(Normal) / Copper
     
  14. enorganik

    enorganik New Member

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    [​IMG]

    The whole thing changes often...looks best at full size.
     
  15. koola

    koola Active Member

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  16. DougEdey

    DougEdey I pwn all your storage

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    Hate to say it, but is that Avril Lavigne?
     
  17. koola

    koola Active Member

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    I'd love to say, yes it is :)
     
  18. Nexxo

    Nexxo Stopped treating this country as if it was his own

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    Nice one. Linky?

    Here's my current wallpaper, courtesy of supermonkey's excellent photography skills (downloads available in various sizes in this thread):

    [​IMG]
     
  19. Tyinsar

    Tyinsar 6 screens 1 card since Nov 17 2007

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    Cool, it reminds me of the Futurama opening sequence - if it was Chinese.

    Is it just me or is she starting to look like Christina Aguilera?

    Funky :hip:
    Yay supermonkey :clap:

    :eeek: How many GB of storage do you have?
     
  20. <A88>

    <A88> Trust the Computer

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    That Miranda setup looks very swish. If only it supported the games that Live Messenger lets you play I might be inclined to switch to it :(.

    <A88>
     

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