Windows XP background image

I am sure that all PC users have seen the image below…

I like many others had always assumed that this “telly tubby land” image was a digital make up. However it is actually a still photogrpah taken at Sonoma County , California in 1996 years before Windows XP was developed. In the years since the area has been developed into a vineyard and today looks like this :-

For more about the history of this iconic image click here

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One Response to Windows XP background image

  1. Wow it doesn’t look as happy in reality as that iconic bright green and blue image we are all so used to! Maybe on a sunnier day?

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