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windows 7This is the original article talking about the famous God Mode. It has been read more than 200.000 times! Read the comments below and learn what other people have found out about this trick! SUBSCRIBE to my feed and be the first to know more about exciting tricks and hacks!

Windows 7 interface (and desktop) is rather clean and minimalist. Of course, you can find everything you need in the famous and well-known Control Panel. However this solution won’t allow you to see and easily use all those nested settings included in the main options. Did you know that you can become a God? Well, at least on Windows 7!

One of the less known options on Windows 7 is the God Mode feature. Basically, it lets you have every setting and option right in front of you, ready to be used without having to browse among different settings before getting what you are looking for. Here is how to enable it:

  1. Right click on any bank space on your desktop.
  2. Click new from the menu and create a New Folder.
  3. Rename the folder as follow: GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}
  4. DO NOT use this trick on Vista 64X  and Windows 7 64X. It will cause your Windows to crash! (read comments below)

This simple command will create a special shortcut to the God Mode option letting you access all Windows 7 functions via a handy GUI!

EDIT: GodMode also works on Windows Vista!

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103 Comments to “Become a Windows God! How to Enable GodMode on Windows 7”

  1. marc Says:

    Hmmm. I’m impressed with the technical knowledge that uncovered this but there’s an easier, more predictable way to gain the same information. It is readily available in any Microsoft OS that provides access to customize the start button properties as follows: 1) right click the START button, select properties. 2) click “customize” button. 3) in control panel ssection, select radio button “display as link”

  2. Robert V Says:

    Works like a charm,
    thanks

  3. Enable GodMode (Useful Centralized System Settings) on Windows 7 / Vista | TMS Network Blog Says:

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  4. MI93 Says:

    This works perfectly on my windows 7 x64, dont have any problems with that:)

  5. lemon Says:

    I’ve used it under Windows 7 x64 sp1 no crash, everything working well.

  6. J3 Says:

    OMG!!! this rocks!!

  7. ATMX Says:

    The link works great when clicked on, but is there any way it can be run from the command line?

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