Just download, and unzip. Then under the Effects tab of your Display Properties you can set these as the current icons for things like the Recycle Bin, My Computer, and My Documents. Click the preview below to download.
AOL Instant Messenger Icons
Just click an icon to set it as your current buddy icon.
Replace the default startup screen that is shown when you turn on your computer with this program that I've created. You can easily change between logos, view the current logo, or restore the default. Just be sure that you are using the default Windows logo when the program is installed. If you've accidentally deleted your default logo there's a zip file containing the original screens for all versions of Windows which can be found here. Note that these logos do not work with Windows XP, as they have changed the logo format. Also note that all of the logos are fully animated.