My Computer

Definition of My Computer in The Network Encyclopedia.

What is My Computer?

A desktop icon in Microsoft Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, and Windows 2000 that allows users to browse local resources on their computers. The icon provides a view that is different but complementary to Windows Explorer’s view of system and network resources.

My Computer gives users a simple way to view the resources on their computer. In Windows 98 with Active Desktop installed, My Computer has an optional Web interface that supports browsing.

Graphic M-25. My Computer.