Download Windows 8 and Windows 10 Boot Screen for Windows XP

UPDATE: Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 also come with same boot screen.

Recently released Windows 8 RTM features a new boot screen which shows the new Windows 8 logo along with a circle animation.

Now Windows XP users can also enjoy a similar boot screen. Our friend and AskVG's DA group member "PeterRollar" has created Windows 8 look-like boot screen for Windows XP users.


Please note that the boot screen which you'll get in Windows XP with the help of this article will not have animation.

This boot screen pack comes with 2 screens actually. The 1st screen is the boot screen which you'll get in XP and the 2nd screen is shown between boot screen and login screen. Generally you see a black background which will be replaced by 2nd screen if you use following steps:

First download boot screen pack using following link:

Download Windows 8 Boot Screen for XP

After downloading RAR file, extract it using WinRAR or 7-Zip. Now apply boot screen's .tbs file using "Tuneup Utilities".

To use the 2nd screen, copy "startup.bmp" file present in "Windows8Startup" folder to "C:\Windows" folder and run "activate.reg" file. It'll set the 2nd screen before login screen.

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  • Hi VG animation in my boot screen not worked please help me

  • VG

    ^^ Its already mentioned in the above article that animation will not work because Windows XP doesnt support animated boot screens.

  • i need animation

  • Similar to the boot screen on my computer.

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