If you manage a large network with many computers that you've configured to share resources on the network, quickly locating a specific computer can easily become a time-consuming and aggravating task. It can be quite a pain to open My Network Places and scan through a huge list of computers every time you just need to find one computer that you want to access.
However, there's an easier way to locate computers on a network. Follow these steps:
Windows XP will quickly return the computer you want to access. Best of all, XP will save the computer name in the history list. The next time you need to access the same computer, you can just enter a few letters of the name and select it from the drop-down list.