SSMS Window Animation Speed
Great little tidbit from the forums here, if you want to change the speed of animation of the fly in/out windows in SSMS. I tried this on 2 machines, it worked on one, did not on the other, YMMV.
1. Close SQL Server Management Studio.
2. Open this file in a text editor C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\My Documents\SQL Server Management Studio\Settings\CurrentSettings-2006-02-01.vssettings
3. Search for "AnimationSpeed" and replace the existing value (5) with your desired speed; 10 being the fastest choice, I do not know what is the lowest (1?). Save.
4. Open SQL Server Management Studio and it should now animate at your desired speed.