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Your Windows 7 desktop. *Please don't quote with images*

Discussion in 'Computer Software & Operating Systems' started by DazzaSammy, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. Br0ken

    Br0ken Active Member

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    @ Steve_P; whats that long Gadget with the application icons in it? Some sort of shortcut manager? I'd like something like that rather than having shortcuts on my desktop, in fact if thats not what it is I'll just code one myself lol

    ps. don't worry about all the haters, its your desktop afterall! Most people use their pc's for the applications, not to just turn it on to look at the desltop :)
  2. Sniper Ash6

    Sniper Ash6 Well-Known Member

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    See post #79
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  3. Singh400

    Singh400 Well-Known Member

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    Not a hater at all :D

    Just think some people over clutter their desktops, and then it stops being a desktop and just something to put random junk on. Again my opinion. It'll be no surprise to learn that everything on my PC is neatly organised :D

    That being said, I plan to install Rainmeter tonight and see how I get on with it.
  4. Br0ken

    Br0ken Active Member

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    I have no idea what rainmeter is :)

    My whole pc is a place to put random junk on haha

    ps. Windows 7 was my idea.
  5. Sniper Ash6

    Sniper Ash6 Well-Known Member

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    Let us know how you get on with it please

    I keep my desktop and computer tidy but am finding the gadgets useful
  6. Singh400

    Singh400 Well-Known Member

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    Remember I was saying that Windows 7 didn't need skinning as it was beauitful as is? Well that was until I found the Clearscreen Sharp for Windows 7 theme. It really rocks, check it out. The image below doesn't to it justice.

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    (click to make bigger, click here if you can't see the above image)

    The theme is applied with the help of a great little program started by Rafael Rivera. It's called UxStyle. Much safer than the old hacking away at the uxtheme.dll's :smashin:

    Bloody RainMeter is now wayyy complicated than it was in the past. I would have to invest a whole day to set the damn thing up. No thanks!
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  7. mlear

    mlear Member

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    where did you get that background from?
  8. Steve_P

    Steve_P Member

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    App Launcher V3

    Windows Live Gallery

    It's an icon dock gadget and I really like it. I used it to remove the splatter of icons roaming my desktop.

    Heh Don't worry, I don't worry about haters at all. ;)

    S.
  9. Singh400

    Singh400 Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG]
    (click to make bigger, click here if you can't see the above image)
  10. pRot3us

    pRot3us Active Member

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    Where do you get your replacement game icons from mate?
  11. Singh400

    Singh400 Well-Known Member

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    All from DeviantArt mate. Just search for the game name under icons, and you'll find the guy that does these huge packs with every game you can think of.
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  12. pRot3us

    pRot3us Active Member

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    Cheers, I'll have a butchers. :smashin:
  13. Mr Incredible

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    "God's Window" Drakensburg Mountains, Eastern Transvaal, South Africa

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  14. Singh400

    Singh400 Well-Known Member

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    This is the dude I am on about :smashin:
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  15. pRot3us

    pRot3us Active Member

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    Yep found him :smashin:

    What program are you using to convert the .png files to .ico btw?
  16. Singh400

    Singh400 Well-Known Member

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    No program, a quick, free and online service.

    CLICK ME :smashin:
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  17. pRot3us

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    :smashin:
  18. echrada

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    Here is mine a NASA image

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    pRot3us Active Member

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    Mine currently (click for full size) :

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    Singh400 Well-Known Member

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    Gee, those game icons look familar! :D
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    pRot3us Active Member

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    :D
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    go on then...here is my effort.

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  23. Singh400

    Singh400 Well-Known Member

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    Reviving this...

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    Click to make big ;)
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    echrada New Member

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    Do you call that uncluttered because icons are stacked in rows?:D
  25. Singh400

    Singh400 Well-Known Member

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    Never said it was uncluttered ;) But hey it works for me.
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    echrada New Member

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    That is a beautiful desktop pic.:smashin:
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  28. moby125

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    Singh where did you get your 'computer' icon from?
  29. Singh400

    Singh400 Well-Known Member

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    Literally hours of trawling on DeviantArt mate. I'll see if I can dig up a link for you.

    Edit* Quick searching turned this up, no idea how I found the version I've got.
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  30. moby125

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    Thanks very much!!

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