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Desktop Fun: Windows 8 Wallpaper Collection Series 1


The recent Windows 8 Developer Preview release has generated a lot of excitement and the upcoming beta will add even more to that as the system gets one step closer to being complete. Display your enthusiasm for the next step in Windows evolution on your desktop with the first in our series of Windows 8 Wallpaper collections.

Windows 8 Series 1

Note: Click on the picture to see the full-size image—these wallpapers vary in size so you may need to crop, stretch, or place them on a colored background in order to best match them to your screen’s resolution.















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Desktop Fun: Windows 8 Wallpaper Collection Series 2

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For more great wallpapers make sure to look through our terrific collections in the Desktop Fun section.

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 10/29/11

Comments (9)

  1. MohamadBenOsama

    Sometimes getting classic is nice.

  2. vgamesx1

    I think #3 would make a good login pic.

  3. A

    hmm… I think a lot of these look rather nice.

  4. Jason W

    looks more like google backgrounds….

  5. Nina

    I think they are very colorful which is nice. It’s an improvement!

  6. salman

    great. THANKS

  7. Zakariah

    I’ll make a theme with these! Thanks!

  8. Mordalo

    The ones from jurgendoe at DeviantArt are no longer there. The account’s been deactivated.

  9. Asian Angel

    @All – The broken wallpaper links in the post have been fixed and are now working once again… ^_^

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