Find the Hidden Vista Screen
As you may have figured out, the Windows Vista boot screen is a little pointless. And why Microsoft decided to hide a more visually appealing boot screen is beyond me, but luckily, it can easily be enabled with very little trouble. So, if you’re not happy with your Vista boot screen, check this one out instead!
Here’s what the default boot screen looks like:
And here’s the hidden one, called Aurora:
All you have to do to change them up is type “msconfig” into the Start menu search box. Then hit Enter.
Click the Boot tab and then checkmark the No GUI Boot box.
Hit OK and restart your computer. You should then see the new boot screen immediately. How do you like it now?!
~ Ramachandran Kumaraswami