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A desktop like that would mean a slower PC to load up etc. A couple of folders would soon solve that.
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Why would a lot of desktop icons affect how quick a less than 1 year old pc loads up, I would not have thought it would cause any issues like that to be honest but maybe I am wrong. I would have thought only the total amount of data on the hard drive(s) would be an issue with how quick it loads up.
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andrewman wrote:Why would a lot of desktop icons affect how quick a less than 1 year old pc loads up, I would not have thought it would cause any issues like that to be honest but maybe I am wrong. I would have thought only the total amount of data on the hard drive(s) would be an issue with how quick it loads up.


its something to do with the type of files and because they are image files, having them like your desktop can affect performance of the system.
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Without getting too technical, as with all folders, your desktop will read and render the thumbnails each time something changes, such as you add or remove a file from your desktop.

As a test, on your desktop hold down the F5 key on your keyboard, and see how long it takes before it slows down noticeably :)

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Mine's on a revolving set so thought I'd just nab these two as they happened to be on the screen at the time of posting. Only have the necessary shortcuts I frequently use on my desktop

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I too enjoy having a clean desktop as much as possible. Shortcuts to my most accessed folders on the top right and shortcuts to programs in the task bar.

The desktop folders in the bottom right are temporary, I dump photo files onto the desktop for editing and then back them all up onto an External HD, with the edits filed into folders elsewhere on my laptop harddrive. This reminds me I need to shift these folder off in preparation for the Abingdon airshow next weekend!

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Laptop:

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No clutter for me!

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must admit, since posting my images, my desktop has about 1/4 of the icons left
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Only 3 mac desktops so far :(

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Minimalist here, with one of mine from last October :)

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cw318is wrote:Only 3 mac desktops so far :(

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Mine would be Mac if I could afford it! :lol: For most things that I do (photo editing, video editing etc.) I find it much better than Windows, so it will be an investment I'll take in a few years if I can get hold of the money.
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Without wishing to start a Windows vs. Mac OS discussion, I don't understand how the latter is any better? The software is the same, presuming we use Adobe's Creative Suite as a baseline?!

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Rule 27 wrote:Without wishing to start a Windows vs. Mac OS discussion, I don't understand how the latter is any better? The software is the same, presuming we use Adobe's Creative Suite as a baseline?!


It's just my personal opinion, I just prefer Mac. I still love Windows, but I would much rather have a Mac as my main computer and for the things I need Windows for (Flight sim, for example) I would run that OS through either Bootcamp or a software like VMWare :smile:
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1 x folder, 1 x bin, 1 x sig - end of (oh, and a pretty picture).

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I took the photo recently just up from Ironbridge..

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Rule 27 wrote:Without wishing to start a Windows vs. Mac OS discussion, I don't understand how the latter is any better? The software is the same, presuming we use Adobe's Creative Suite as a baseline?!


Not quite, with a mac its all to do with how it handles and processes data which is generally optimised for graphic and technical work - that's why you see macs in some of the intense graphic environments - eg architectural practices, commercial graphics company etc.

But on paper you'll think that its the same spec at 4 times the price!
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Here is mine - No aviation on my desktop at the moment though...

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Private Custard wrote:Minimalist here, with one of mine from last October :)

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That certainly looks great! :smile:

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Where is the women!!!! :lol:
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Finally got round to sorting out the desktop today, top one was how it was before I started second one is how it looks now,

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