On Windows XP these pictures are stored in: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\User Account Pictures\Default Pictures
There is also one image – the Guest account icon – stored in the folder one up from that folder: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\User Account Pictures
Each picture is a 48×48 pixel, 24-bit colour bitmap.
Mr. P has a talent for design, among other fine qualities. He knows a trick in Photoshop to get the Toyland effect. When asked how this is done, one designer said that he looks for good candidate aerial views and blurs the top and bottom of the image.
–> Mr. P’s palace
–> Bing Maps
now playing: loudon wainwright III: so damn happy
anytime you have plunked a cd into your drive and been presented with a “what do you want to do?” message, you have experienced the joy of inductive ui. here’s a good explan from Paul Thurrott: How it works: Inductive user interfaces