Windows 8.1 has an option to disable the start screen animation if you don’t like to see. Lets see the steps to disable the same.
How To Steps:
1. Navigate to PC Settings ( Press Windows Key + C and Click “Settings” after that “Change PC Settings” )
2. Under Visual Options, you will see “Play animations in windows” .
3. Turn off the feature.
Now the start screen animation will be disabled.