If you like the Aero styled cursor scheme of Vista and want to use it on your XP system, then here is a nice utility. This tool will install the vista cursor scheme in a single click to your windows files.
You just need to download this package and install it. To install the cursor package: right-click the Install.inf file that comes with the package and choose the install option from the context menu.
The cursor package will be installed in Windows XP and can then be selected in the Control Panel as the main cursor scheme for Windows XP. To set the scheme Go to> Control Panel > Mouse and click on the Pointers tab in that window. The Aero cursor scheme should show up in the menu as Aero Cursors (Alphablended)
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