How to speed up access to your Windows XP by turning off all the graphical features and effects on WinXP. Following way
1. Right click on My Computer, select My properties,
2. Click Performance Settings button, uncheck all the features you feel no need or you can choose adjust for better performance.
3. For browsing and your memory is barely adequate (256 MB-512 MB), you can choose Mozilla FireFox. To open 25 sites in one window using tabs, FireFox just requires 55 MB of memory.
4. Turn off all your unnecessary startup in windows, how to select the Run in the Start Menu and hold type msconfig and hold select Startup in the right corner, then turn off all startup that you deem useless.