Curious about Win 7 startup screen

the boot screen from Windows 7 is in the file:


Now open the DLL with a resource hacking tool and extract the RC Data. This is a WIM file (the conatainer file for the Windows Vista/7 installation files). Mount it with DISM/ImageX and get the activity.bmp. This is the bitmap which contains all the animations.
Interesting indeed.... Can imagine a couple of nifty things to do with that (but not for me, I don't care much for customizing themes on my PC)
Nope. But it's theoretically possible though I'm sure you'd have to dig deep to get it right.