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What do you have as your Desktop Background & Screen Saver?

  1. #21

    Posts : 194
    Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

    I thought this was worth mentioning.

    Since I changed my screensaver on the Mac bit of my Mac I have 2 screens with nice twirly abstract colours on and 1 with quarts composer flashing randomly across the screen.

    USB 2.0 apparently isn't good enough for openGL .

    Or maybe I'm just doing something wrong.


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  2. #22

    England, Northamptonshire
    Posts : 536
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard

    On my Windows 7 Computer I have a Wolf Theme and I have a Pakard Bell Screen Saver
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  3. #23

    N. Calif
    Posts : 2,523
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 Pro (tablet), W10 (laptop)

    Don't use a background or screensaver on any of my computers. I consider both to be useless fluff.
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  4. #24

    Pembrokeshire, South Wales, UK
    Posts : 652
    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/ Windows 8.1 64 bit

    I've altered mine for awhile, I now have my desktop running a slide show taken from my wallpaper folder and turned off the screen saver.

    It doesn't mean I wont go back to using it again though as I have it running the Pictures folder so it's always a surprise whats showing next.
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  5. #25

    I'm with you Joan. I really enjoy a variety of Screensaver pics and images, plus the surprise of never knowing exactly what you're going to get from moment to moment. Right now, this is my current Background. (I originally found it in the Vista Forums Pictures Gallery) It's a classic, and one of my all time favorites!

    Click image for larger version
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  6. #26

    Eau Claire, WI. USA
    Posts : 68
    Windows Dream Edition 32bit

    Now here's the real question: is it a mac, or is it a pc?
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  7. #27

    Posts : 4,514
    Vista and Win7

    For desktop I use a folder of vacation pictures - cheers me up. For screensaver I run various videos.
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