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I really hate the polygonal fish, what's the alternative?

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    Portsmouth Hants
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    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center

    I really hate the polygonal fish, what's the alternative?


    It was a real fish image before, I believe...

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    8250 x86 + 7 SP1 x86 + Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x86


    Yep. They're "beta" fish -
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    windows 9


    i prefer my fish in batter, rather than beta...and with (non silicon) chips.

    fafhrd, do you mean the wallpaper or the boot screen?

    you can change the wallpaper in the same way as windows 7...
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    Perhaps they could replace the fish with Microsoft Bob.
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    windows 9


    or a paper-clip?
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    8250 x86 + 7 SP1 x86 + Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x86


    You mean Microsoft Bob Saget? He should be the default OS popup whenever any help button, icon or hyperlink is pressed. Opened up in Metro.
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    Portsmouth Hants
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    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center


    They're beta fish? To me, they're wuss fish!
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    Win7-8 Dual Boot on a Commodore 64


    Wall Papier-mâché - 1920 X 1200

    Right click

    Set as Background

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    Personally, I prefer HAL, the computer from 2001. I used to have a HAL background on my Win 7 desktop.
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