If you are one of those people who still are using Windows XP, Windows 2000 on old computer, also known as Potato PCs, using retro PCs for gaming then today you will get to know how you can “Speed up your browsing of Windows 2000 & XP machines”.
Here’s a great tip to speed up your browsing of Windows XP machines. Its actually a fix to a bug installed as default in Windows that scans shared files for Scheduled Tasks. And it turns out that you can experience a delay as long as 30 seconds when you try to view shared files across a network because Windows is using the extra time to search the remote computer for any Scheduled Tasks.
The actual browsing speed of both the Internet & Windows Explorers improve significantly after applying it since it doesn’t search for Scheduled Tasks anymore. Here’s how we can achieve speeding up of our browser of Windows XP or 2000:
Open Registry editor by launching Run application (Windows + R), then type ‘regedit’ .
Navigate to the below key in Registry editor
Under that branch select the below key:
Delete the above key
This fix is so effective that it doesn’t require a reboot and you can almost immediately determine yourself how much it speeds up your browsing processes.