Run Windows 7 in 'GodMode'

Just when you thought Windows 7 couldn’t get any better, this week geeks unlocked a hidden feature in the operating system called ‘GodMode’. The tweak lets you configure a number of settings and access system tools in Windows 7 from one, central place. Think of it as the Control Panel on steroids.

It’s also really easy to activate. All you have to do is:

  1. Create a new folder somewhere (right-click -> ‘Create folder’).
  2. Name the folder “GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}” and hit enter.
  3. You’re done. The folder icon will change to look like the picture in this post. Click it to open up your new, super Control Panel.

GodMode is awesome. I find the standard Control Panel somewhat counter-intuitive. Fortunately Microsoft really did think of everything with Windows 7. And thanks to my cousin Alessio Camera who gave me the heads-up =)

Oh, and apparently this will work with up to date versions of Windows Vista too…

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