In October 2007, Castle UK offered to brighten up your desktop, with
this 1066 battle site and abbey wallpaper or desktop picture.
Battle of Hastings 1066 - Battle Abbey in Sussex
OS 199/TQ 748-155
JPG files for Windows and Mac users:-
x 1024 Jpg @ 1.03 Mb
x 768 Jpg @ 709 Kb
x 600 Jpg @ 479 Kb
x 480 Jpg @ 332 Kb
BMP files for Windows users:-
x 1024 Bmp @ 3.75 Mb
x 768 Bmp @ 2.25 Mb
x 600 Bmp @ 1.37 Mb
x 480 Bmp @ 900 Kb
for Windows users:-
If you don't mind that the picture is downloaded to
your browser's cache of web pages, making it less easy to find again, this is
the quick way:-
Click on the hyperlink that corresponds to your preferred screen resolution* to download the picture in your browser.
2:- Right-click on the picture
and choose Set as Background.
you aren't sure what this is, click on Start, Settings, Control
Panel and Display, then click on the Settings tab; it's the value displayed
in the Screen area box.
you prefer to save the picture to a folder such as My Pictures before setting
it as your wallpaper:-
1:- Right-click on the appropriate hyperlink below.
2:- Choose Save
target as:- (Internet Explorer) or Save link as:- (Netscape) and save
the file to a folder you will remember.
3:- Click on Start, Settings, Control Panel and Display (or minimise all of your windows, right-click
on an empty piece of desktop and select Properties), then click on the Background
4:- Click on the Browse button in the Wallpaper box, locate the
file you downloaded, select it and click on OK.
Your desktop will refresh
within a few seconds to display the new wallpaper.
for Mac users:-
1:- Ctrl-click on the correct sized desktop-picture
2:- Choose the option 'download link to disk' and save it to a
place you will remember.
3:- Open the Appearance control panel and select
the Desktop tab
4:- Drag the image on top of the control panel and click the
Set Desktop button.