Windows 7 users are known about the OS and its God Mode. If you haven’t heard of it, GodMode is a feature that was revealed by CNet’s Microsoft Correspondent, Ina Fried. GodMode is a folder that brings together a long list of customization settings allowing you to change all your settings from one place. Neat huh? It’s very easy to enable and damn useful if you tweak things around a lot.

Setting up God Mode in Windows 7
God mode is similar to control Panel /Administrative tools, but with much more easy to use options available. Create a new folder and then rename the folder with the following:

GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}

Thats it! The folder icon will change — double click it to show the GodMode window.

The window shows nearly 50 sections with quick links to configuration options. Strictly speaking, it’s not a God Mode since all the options are available elsewhere. It’s more akin to an “all tasks” list — but you may find it easier than stumbling through Windows numerous screens and panels.

Note: The ‘godmode’ works with both the 32 & 64-bit versions of Windows 7, Vista 32-bit, Windows Server 2008 32-bit should also work. ** However, it is known to crash 64-bit versions of Vista : you may need to boot in safe mode or to the command line to delete the folder. Be warned!

Extra
Here are a few more folders you might want to create:

ManageWireless.{1FA9085F-25A2-489B-85D4-86326EEDCD87}

Network.{208D2C60-3AEA-1069-A2D7-08002B30309D}

Performance.{78F3955E-3B90-4184-BD14-5397C15F1EFC}

DefaultPrograms.{17cd9488-1228-4b2f-88ce-4298e93e0966}

Computer.{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}

Printers.{2227A280-3AEA-1069-A2DE-08002B30309D}

Power.{025A5937-A6BE-4686-A844-36FE4BEC8B6D}

NetworkInstall.{15eae92e-f17a-4431-9f28-805e482dafd4}

Basically, all you need to do is name the folder, add a decimal point (.) then paste one of the following strings at the end.

{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}

{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}

{00C6D95F-329C-409a-81D7-C46C66EA7F33}

{0142e4d0-fb7a-11dc-ba4a-000ffe7ab428}

{025A5937-A6BE-4686-A844-36FE4BEC8B6D}

{05d7b0f4-2121-4eff-bf6b-ed3f69b894d9}

{1206F5F1-0569-412C-8FEC-3204630DFB70}

{15eae92e-f17a-4431-9f28-805e482dafd4}

{17cd9488-1228-4b2f-88ce-4298e93e0966}

{1D2680C9-0E2A-469d-B787-065558BC7D43}

{1FA9085F-25A2-489B-85D4-86326EEDCD87}

{208D2C60-3AEA-1069-A2D7-08002B30309D}

{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}

{2227A280-3AEA-1069-A2DE-08002B30309D}

{241D7C96-F8BF-4F85-B01F-E2B043341A4B}

{4026492F-2F69-46B8-B9BF-5654FC07E423}

{62D8ED13-C9D0-4CE8-A914-47DD628FB1B0}

{78F3955E-3B90-4184-BD14-5397C15F1EFC}

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