Use any theme for WinXP by patching the uxtheme.dll (dynamic link library).
Intel Application Accelerator
The IntelŪ Application Accelerator enables faster delivery of data
from the hard drive to the processor and other system level hardware.
* SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
1. The system must contain the following Intel products:
* IntelŪ PentiumŪ III or PentiumŪ 4 processor
* IntelŪ 82801AA, 82801AB, 82801BA or 82801DB
Installation of the IntelŪ Chipset Software
Installation Utility prior to loading the IntelŪ
Force windows to keep its Core Kernel Executive
in memory and do not swap it to pagefile
When enabled it forces Windows core kernel executive system
to be kept in memory and not paged to disk.
This improves performance and reduces disk activity.
(only advisable if you have 512MB of memory or more).