Windows Vista has one of the best selection of cursors compared to other popular operating systems. Windows XP users can now have that same clear-cut cursors of Windows Vista on their system. Windows Vista’s cursors are anti-aliased, the edges are much more softer, and animated. The loading cursors changes to a cursor with an animated circle.
To install, download the Aero Cursors package.
Unzip the files, right click install.ini and select install.
Go to Start, Control Panel and select Mouse. Navigate over to Pointers tab.
Under scheme, select Aero Cursors (Alphablended).
Click OK and you are done. Cheers!