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Windows 7 GodMode

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A nifty little way of getting a more finegrained level of control over Windows 7, is using the so-called GodMode option. By creating a folder, and giving it a specific name, you will get access to loads of options:

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To enable GodMode, you need to do the following:

  1. Create a new folder, anywhere you like
  2. Call the new folder GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}

That’s it. You’ll see the folder icon changes, and looks like a control panel, and you can create shortcuts to it wherever you want.

Note: You don’t actually have to call the folder GodMode. What’s important is that you leave everything behind the . as shown above.

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