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« on: July 20, 2008, 04:08:01 AM »
where can i get wallpapers for free for my desktop that dont contain spyware or viruses,that are safe?can anyone help?

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Re: wallpapers
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2008, 09:31:25 AM »
Do a Google image search, an in the drop down box, select large images.

Or, do a search for a product you're interested in- game etc.- and you may find that the website has wallpapers available.

Wallpapers are image files so the risk of spyware or viruses is small- just make sure it is an image you're downloading and not a executable masquerading as one:

http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000573.htm

If you do a search for 'free wallpapers', you'll find lots of links.

However, these are the sort of site that will contain malware or link to it. I did such a search and checked a few links with LinkScanner. The second threw up a warning:

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The page you were checking contains a link to the page hxxp://xxx.softlinkers.org/ which is on a site that is known to contain malicious code. You should not click on this link without appropriate anti-exploit protection on your PC.

If you do visit these sites, make sure your computer is 100% up to date so you're not vulnerable to any exploits that may be thrown at you. (Using avast! Webshield is a good idea too!)

http://secunia.com/software_inspector/
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Re: wallpapers
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2008, 11:08:38 AM »
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Re: wallpapers
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2008, 05:17:29 PM »
Here's a collection for you to choose from:  (Free and Clean)
http://mysharedfiles.no-ip.org/TOP_WinXP_Wallpaper
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