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Windows 7: My christmas desktop

30 Dec 2011   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 
My christmas desktop

this year i downloaded Deskscapes from stardock and used the winter snow by neil banfield wallpaper dreamscape, it can be configured to add your own wallpaper to it,
here is a terrible quality screen capture using camtasia.
anyone who knows how to make a better job of it please share your ideas.
anyhow the actual deskscape looks amazing and the snow flow looks very realistic

again sorry for the crap quality of the vid



edit, i used the laptop which has a smaller screen and the upload was better.
though still not great

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30 Dec 2011   #2
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

The quality of the video may be not that good, but the customization is a champion !
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30 Dec 2011   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

thanks arc,im not sure why the quality is so naff,it may have something to do with the screen size ,i may try again later using the laptop and see how it looks then
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30 Dec 2011   #4

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

@boohbahh excellent desktop customization.Any links how i can get the same.

Thanks
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30 Dec 2011   #5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

free trial

Stardock Corporation - Software - DeskScapes
wallpaper to use for snow background
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30 Dec 2011   #6

W7 X-64 RTM,SUSE 11.1, XP PRO SP3 as a VM, VMware ESXi
 
 

Hi all
Good stuff -- but beware --sometimes using Stardock customisations screws up other Video applications -- it's not stardocks fault intentionally of course. !!

Happy New Year

Cheers
jimbo
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30 Dec 2011   #7

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

thanks jimbo,

touch wood ,i have had no issues so far!
and its just temp for the holidays.
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30 Dec 2011   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/Windows 8.1 64bit
 
 

It looked great Julian, and was really Christmassy. I often wish we could have a moving wallpaper, I have some great waterfall and other wallpapers that would look good if they moved, you know like a ripple effect or such. Some of the Bing home page photos have it and it really adds to the effect.
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30 Dec 2011   #9

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Very nice boohbah

This is the one I put on the desktop every year. A few years ago I used to have a program that put Christmas lights around the screen and you could make them flash, change the color, etc. Wish I could find that...it's on a disk....somewhere...
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30 Dec 2011   #10

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Joan Archer View Post
It looked great Julian, and was really Christmassy. I often wish we could have a moving wallpaper, I have some great waterfall and other wallpapers that would look good if they moved, you know like a ripple effect or such. Some of the Bing home page photos have it and it really adds to the effect.
try this joan and look for waterfall dreamscenes on google

it works

Enable DreamScene in Windows 7 - Download DreamScene Activator | The Windows Club
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