Integrate Visually Enhanced System Files into XP Source to Improve GUI
Many people like to install and use Vista Transformation pack and other GUI enhancers to improve the their Graphical User Interface.These packs have to be installed manually after installation XP.
However there is a tool which can directly integrate visually enhanced files in to the XP Installation Source.So , when you install XP you will directly be presented the improved and enhanced GUI.Your XP installation screens will also be visually enhanced.
The XP Theme Source Patcher application was designed to improve the Graphical interface of your Windows XP. Some 370+ files have resources that this application replaces and another 100+ are simply replaced. Images, animations and icons that have been extracted from Vista are included in this application.
XPtsp slipstreams resources like; icons, bitmaps, AVI’s etc.. from other shell patchers like VTP8, VistaMizer and Energize directly into your unattended Windows XP disc.
There are four variants of themes available.
Download the XPstp Variant of your choice.(XPtsp.v126.96.36.199_batch.exe in the screenshot)
Copy your XP Installation source to your hard disk.(It is E:\xpsrc2 in the screenshot).
Run the downloaded file.(XPtsp.v188.8.131.52_batch.exe in the screenshot)
Choose the folder to which you have copied your XP Installation Source.(E:\xpsrc2 in the screenshot)
Click on Patch.The XP Source files will be patched.This process takes some time to complete.
Now you have a XP Installtion Source with Visually Enhanced Files.
Now you can either create an iso and burn it by using Ryan VM Integrator (Click On Make ISO Tab), or you can further customize it by using nLite and other tools.
You can test your Visually Enhanced XP installation on a virtual machine before burning the ISO to a CD.
Read this to find out how to test your Updated XP Installation Disk in a VMWare Virtual Machine for free.