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Windows 7: Pastel Wallpapers?

02 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 32 bit
Pastel Wallpapers?

Most of the wallpapers I see with Windows7 Themes are way too dark. The Explorer window white background glares in contrast. Are there any nice pastel wallpapers?

I'm using this one I made myself. But I'm bored with it. But I'd still like something in the same color range. Not dark purple, black, blood red etc..

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02 Jun 2011   #2

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Something like this any good? I made them a while ago to go with a theme.

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02 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 7 32 bit

Thanks for the reply. Still a bit dark. For the time being I'm using a Photofiltre texture sized to my screen res.

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One thing that's frustrating. I have a bunch of fractal flames I did. But if I try to take them off the black background, they look like crap. I like the one below a lot. But I can't hack working on such a dark background. Don't know enough about layers to change the background without messing it up.

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03 Jun 2011   #4

Windows 7 32 bit

The fractal flames look too cool to ignore. Guess I'll have to get used to the black background. I'm running one I did now called Peacock Wave.

I'm still running the old 4:3 CRT monitor so that's why my stuff tends to be 1280x1024

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03 Jun 2011   #5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

miles ahead,could you upload the full size picture then we could have a play at changing the black for you
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03 Jun 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/Windows 8 Consumer Preview x64/Ubuntu 11.04

Perhaps a bit too light...

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03 Jun 2011   #7

Windows 7 32 bit

Thanks for the response. What I'm doing now is using fractal flames but I'm trying to set Explorer background to a custom color. So far all the online tips and utilities that claim to do it don't work. The applications have the new background color. But Explorer keeps coming up white!
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