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Create Customized Desktop Backgrounds in Windows 7

Not happy with Windows' stock backgrounds? Here's how to mix your favorite photos into a desktop theme.

Put Some Sparkle on Your Desktop With Christmas Lights

Dress up your Windows 7 desktop for the holidays with colorful Christmas lights and cheerful sound effects.

Winter Windows 7 Theme: Celebrate the Season in Style

Take a different perspective on winter with these thought-provoking snowy landscapes.

Winter Wallpaper II

This evocative black-and-white winter scene is a lovely desktop wallpaper for the season.

Bring Nature's Beauty to Your Desktop With Autumn Leaves

Celebrate the colors of fall with this series of eight beautiful nature photographs, gathered into one lovely Windows 7 themepack.

Free Treats: Decorate Your PC Desktop for Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

Scare your PC all the way into next month with this collection of free fonts, screensavers, themepacks, and wallpapers.

Happy Halloween Windows 7 Theme

Celebrate Halloween with this whimsical Windows 7 theme--complete with Jack-o-lanterns, skeletons, and creepy sounds.

Day of the Dead Windows 7 Theme

If you love Mexican folk art--or Day of the Dead, or Halloween--this colorful free Windows 7 theme is just your style.

Add a Photo Screensaver to Windows with Google Picasa

One of Google's best products has a little-known feature: a screensaver mode that works with local and online photos alike. Here's how to enable it.

Soothe Your Sore Eyes With F.lux’s Time-Sensitive Lighting

This cross-platform utility automatically adjusts your display lighting based on the time of day.