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Speed-up Browsing Remote Computers (Windows 2000/XP) Popular

When you browse a Windows 95, 98 or Me machine from a Windows 2000 or XP computer extra time is taken to determine if any scheduled tasks or printers are enabled on the destination computer.

This tweak can be easily applied using WinGuides Tweak Manager.
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Open your registry and find the key below.

To disable checking for scheduled tasks delete the {D6277990-4C6A-11CF-8D87-00AA0060F5BF} sub-key.

To disable checking for printers delete the {2227A280-3AEA-1069-A2DE-08002B30309D} sub-key.

The change should take effect immediately.

Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\
RemoteComputer\NameSpace]

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Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.

Last modified: July 24, 2002