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The story behind Windows XP's Bliss wallpaper

The story behind Windows XP's Bliss wallpaper

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David Meego - Click for blog homepageThis is a follow on from my post last week: Goodbye Windows XP - Hello Windows 8.1 Update, where we discussed the end of support for Windows XP.

What do Autumn, Azul, Bliss, Radiance, Red moon dessert, Stonehenge and Wind all have in common?

Ok, the article's heading is a huge hint. They are the names of the Windows XP's standard wallpaper images.

The image known as Bliss is probably the most iconic of all of them and has graced computer screens all around the world for many years.

Below is the story behind the wallpaper and its photographer Charles O'Rear:


The story behind the wallpaper we'll never forget (Direct Link)


From the comments on the video, here is a link to what the hill looks like now (well as at May 2011).

Happy Easter


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