Do You Use A Background Wallpaper?

Do you use a picture as a desktop background?

  • Yes

    Votes: 8 28.6%
  • No

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Sometimes

    Votes: 1 3.6%
  • Yes, I use pics from CoolSciFi Galleries

    Votes: 2 7.1%
  • Yes, I use SciFi or Fantasy pics

    Votes: 6 21.4%
  • Yes, I use my own creation

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Yes, I use other pictures

    Votes: 1 3.6%
  • Yes but I am always changing it

    Votes: 7 25.0%
  • No, I use default or solid colors

    Votes: 2 7.1%
  • I want to comment cause I use something else

    Votes: 1 3.6%

  • Total voters


An Old Friend
I was wondering how many of you use a background wallpaper for your desktop?

Reason is that I just have a pitch black color.

I used to have wallpapers but I like the solid color better because my icons stand out better.

You have seen my desktop in some of the screenshots I have posted.

Post a screenshot of your current desktop

If you use paint you can blot out sensitive stuff if you need to
I'm using a silhouette style Mutant Chronicles wallpaper presently, since it is dark and easy on the eye.
I use the COLOSSUS: THE FORBIN PROJECT logo for my laptop's desktop.


"This is the voice of World Control. I bring you peace. It may be the peace of plenty and content or the peace of unburied dead. The choice is yours: Obey me and live, or disobey and die. "
- Colossus
hoohoo! I bet those desktop icons slow up your boot!

I may use a wallpaper, but have a high end pc so it doesn't matter for me. But desktop icons really slow booting up and explorer.exe issues, so I make folders to drop everything into on my desktop :

security : AV, spyware, download tools
AudioVideoImagery : contains everything that plays and edits those three
Gaming : shortcuts in here, including games, Teamspeak, Fraps, etc
Software : shortcuts that don't fit in the above!
Writing : contains mine
School : anything to do with that

I hate unnecessary waiting to boot up really.
I hit the button, plug in my password and go do something - The only time I wait for it is on a reboot and it doesn't take long at all. In fact I never noticed.
I have most of my services shut off and the only things I boot is my av and my firewall and google talk
the poster for indiana jones and the kingdom of the longest film title in the world ever...

keep meaining to chnage it back to batman but keep forgetting!
. im not at my home PC, but heres the Kandinsky composition
that serves as my background. its a little busy, but its spaced well. sorry its so big
skwirlinator yours reminds me of jeff goldblum in the fly, he did the same thing and wore the same thing cause he didnt like to think about change. nice idea though and i see such a variety of backgrounds here. tells alot about the people.
I rotate out my wallpapers every now and then. Currently on my regular computer I have Scotty (as portrayed by Simon Pegg), and my laptop has a Persona 3 wallpaper.