Windows Aero effects is one of the features added to Windows Vista and it gives a premium visual experience on Windows Vista. The best part of Windows Aero experience is Windows Flip 3D. The Aero effects can be made available in Windows XP as well using a small software called WinFlip.
WinFlip can give you the similar experience of Windows Aero. All you need is to download the zip file and run the WinFlip.exe file. It run in the taskbar and Aero effects (3D flip) can be got by pressing the Windows key + Tab. WinFlip does not require any installation.