How to Enable and Access "GodMode" in Windows 7

by

GodMode is a hidden system control panel in Windows 7 that lets you access all the operating system's control panels from within a single folder without the need to browse options and folders in the Control Panel. To access "GodMode" follow these steps:

  1. Create a new folder on your desktop (or on one of your drives).
  2. Rename the folder to this: 
    GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}
  3. The folder icon will change to a GodMode folder. Double click it to open the GodMode window.

The GodMode window has nearly 50 sections that give you quick links to Windows configuration options. The name "GodMode" was a name given by Microsoft developers, but other than a cool name, it's really just one huge list of configuration options that you can easily access within one window.  You can actually get to all the options elsewhere in Windows 7 by browsing through other screens or from the Control Panel.

 


0
0

Add your comment

by Anonymous - Already have an account? Login now!
Your Name:  

Comment:  
Enter the text you see in the image below
What do you see?
Can't read the image? View a new one.
Your comment will appear after being approved.

Related Posts


Ever since moving to a Windows 7 (64 bit) computer, I haven't been able to view Photoshop thumbnail previews of .psd files in Windows Explorer. However, today I decided to find a solution to this anonying problem, so that I could start seeing previews of...  more »

Here's a quick tip on how you can adjust the mouse pointer speed in Windows 7: Click Start menu, and then open Control Panel. Then click on Hardware and Sound. Now under Devices and Printers, click on Mouse. The Mouse Properties box should pop-up, click...  more »

I recently upgraded to Windows 7 Home Premium on my Dell Inspiron laptop. After using the laptop for a few days, I noticed that the screen display brightness was much dimmer than what it had been when Windows Vista was installed on the laptop. To solve my...  more »

Windows 7 has made definite improvement to the CD/DVD burning software that is included for free in the Operating System. It's now possible to burn ISO image files directly from the explorer window in Windows 7 using your CD or DVD burner. In past...  more »

At some point you may need or want to test your computers memory ram to make sure it is work correctly. In Windows 7, you can easily test your memory or RAM using the built in Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool. To do this in Windows 7 follow these steps: In...  more »

It's pretty simple to add more than one clock to your system tray in Windows Vista or 7. Follow these steps to have up to three clocks in different time zones added to the system tray: Open the Control Panel -> then Clock, Language and Region ->...  more »

So yesterday, I started getting green squiggly line validation warnings at design time on ASP.NET server controls within the HTML Design view for my Visual Web Developer 2010 Express project in Windows 7. Essentially, intellisense on all the ASP.NET...  more »

If you've been using Windows Mail on a Windows Vista computer, and upgraded to a Windows 7 computer you may want to copy over your email information from Windows Mail to the newer Windows Live Mail email client on Windows 7. As it stands now Windows Mail...  more »