From WinCustomize Wiki
Bootskin is an application that allows you to change your Windows 2000 or Windows XP boot screens. The advantage of using Bootskin is that it does not patch the Windows XP kernel, which makes it the safest way to change your boot screen.
Thousands of boot skins are available for download at sites such as WinCustomize.
How to use Bootskin
Once you have installed Bootskin, there are a few bootskins included, but I recommend heading over to the Bootskin gallery and downloading some more. With Bootskin launched, select file, and select "import from file" and import from the bootskins you have downloaded. Some files might be in a .zip file, so you will have to unzip them.
Once imported the bootskins will show in your list, and you can preview them by clicking the "preview" button. Once you have decided on a selection, hit "apply" and your bootskin will be applied.
Note: Some drivers and bios makers "break the rules" which can cause BootSkin to not work correctly. If you experience that, you can remove BootSkin by deleting \windows\system32\drivers\vidstub.sys. And then try one these alternative versions.
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