DeskScapes 8 Beta Available Now!

Thursday, February 07, 2013 by Island Dog | Discussion: WinCustomize News

DeskScapesTM 8 now supports Windows® 8 and features an all-new user interface to make customizing your desktop wallpapers easier than ever.

Features:

  • Windows 8 support (Windows 7 also supported)
  • Windows 8-ready Dream Library on WinCustomize
  • Apply any dream as your PC screensaver
  • Support for custom wallpapers on each monitor
  • And more!

Plus an all-new Dream included celebrating Valentine’s Day!

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To learn more visit: http://tinyurl.com/az32zdb

MadDeez
Reply #1 Thursday, February 07, 2013 1:53 PM

it needs to install directx from 2010 in order to run on windows 8?

ZubaZ
Reply #2 Thursday, February 07, 2013 2:00 PM

MadDeez
it needs to install directx from 2010 in order to run on windows 8?

It should not.  Why do you ask?

MadDeez
Reply #3 Thursday, February 07, 2013 2:02 PM

because it did. it also made all my desktop icons visible and disabled the quick-hide feature of fences. sorry, guys.

Neil Banfield
Reply #4 Thursday, February 07, 2013 2:04 PM

MadDeez
because it did. it also made all my desktop icons visible and disabled the quick-hide feature of fences. sorry, guys.

Reboot your machine and it should be fine.

Neil Banfield
Reply #5 Thursday, February 07, 2013 2:05 PM

Regarding DirectX, there is a misconception on that.  Windows ships without the DirectX helper dlls which is why games and DeskScapes require them to be installed and so use the DirectX update.  It doesn't update DirectX itself, it updates the helper dlls (D3DX_xx.dll)

MadDeez
Reply #6 Thursday, February 07, 2013 10:08 PM

neil, after reinstalling deskscapes 8 and rebooting, the desktop icons are still visible and the quick-hide feature of fences does not work. sorry. i hate being the bearer of bad news.

Neil Banfield
Reply #7 Friday, February 08, 2013 6:17 AM

MadDeez
neil, after reinstalling deskscapes 8 and rebooting, the desktop icons are still visible and the quick-hide feature of fences does not work. sorry. i hate being the bearer of bad news.

Could you contact support@stardock.com as the issues you are having are not normal or expected and we have never seen them before.

Also is this Fences 2 or 1 Pro and have you made any changes to make Fences start up quicker after login?

RedneckDude
Reply #8 Friday, February 08, 2013 10:40 AM

Neil Banfield
Quoting MadDeez, reply 3because it did. it also made all my desktop icons visible and disabled the quick-hide feature of fences. sorry, guys.

Reboot your machine and it should be fine.

 

Same problem, reboot worked. Win 7 64 bit.

 

Thanks guys!

LightStar
Reply #9 Friday, February 08, 2013 11:00 AM

Did not have any issues at all here on install, Windows 7 64-bit.

Wizard1956
Reply #10 Friday, February 08, 2013 7:33 PM

Thank you for putting Revert back to original wallpaper back as an option. ( a well hidden one, I might add.) Still will not apply a dream to either monitor without also appying one to the other. I would prefer it leave the wallpaper applied to the screen I do not want a dream running on.

MadDeez
Reply #11 Friday, February 08, 2013 7:59 PM

sorry, neil. i've already uninstalled the app.

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