How to increase your PC’s speed when opening “My Computer”.

Sometimes, our PC will “hang” for few seconds when we open “My Computer”. It is because Windows XP will automatically search for network computers and printers. It is really frustrating when you are searching an important document and need it urgent. Spend 5 minutes to tweak your Windows XP and you wont get frustrated anymore!
Below are the steps to turn off this feature:
  1. Open your “My Computer” and choose “Folder Options
  1. Go to “View” tab, and then unchecked the “Automatically search for network folders and printers”. Then click “OK.