Introduction: Windows "God Mode"

 Not many people know of this sometimes handy, and pretty well-hidden feature of Windows. And that would be the Godmode folder. Which contains pretty much anything to change your computers settings.

This works on Windows 7, and Windows Vista. I haven't tried it with Windows XP yet, but someone should definitely give it a try!

Step 1: What YOU Need to Do

 Okay, this is pretty simple!

Step 1(Pic 1): make a new folder on your desktop, or wherever you prefer.

Step 2(Pic 2): name the new folder... GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}
(Just copy and paste that as the name)

Step 3(Pic 3): click and open your new folder!

Step 4(Pic 4): if your did it correctly, after you click the icon, this window should show up.

Step 2: That's It!

 And there you have it! I hope you enjoyed this tutorial!

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bvd1940 made it! (author)2015-01-08

Thanks, it makes life sooo much simpler.

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airoplane channelr made it! (author)2014-12-26

Atleast worked on my Windows 7 ;).

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airoplane channelr made it! (author)2014-12-26

Oh man! I thought it would work on XP cause it worked on my windows 7.I thought that I could blow off everyone's mind.

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soulfulwriter made it! (author)2014-11-18

WOW! It works on Windows 8.1 too! Thanks a mil!

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hugomartin made it! (author)2012-08-16

Thankyou!!!

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Pettrocity made it! (author)2012-03-18

Does this work on Windows 7 Starter?

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JamesMontour made it! (author)JamesMontour2012-03-18

I believe it should, I have not tested in on 7 starter

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ad29111 made it! (author)2011-10-26

This works because both vista and win 7 use something called GUID. Search it up. So this isn't really "god mode" it's just a link to control panel

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jmcmonagle made it! (author)2011-10-11

Does not work on Vista 64. Causes explorer to restart over and over. If you are experiencing this boot to safe mode command prompt. CD to users desktop and remove directory. This is the way... If you have trouble with this (or don’t have another computer) then you can reboot into safe mode command prompt. Then you can change directories to the desktop (cd c:\users\USERNAME\desktop). Then run the following command: rd /s “GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}” Click Y, when asked.
"quoted from chris barba under random technical thoughts"

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colorex made it! (author)2011-07-10

Dude you blew my head off with that!

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screenguy made it! (author)2011-06-04

windows xp doesnt work it comes up windows dosent regoinise this file

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Wesfletch made it! (author)2011-02-27

How did you even find this out? Are you from Narnia?

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JamesMontour made it! (author)JamesMontour2011-02-28

Yes, yes I am.

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Wesfletch made it! (author)Wesfletch2011-03-01

That's pretty scary actually. How's Aslan?

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cornboy3 made it! (author)2010-01-06

 Isn't that just a full listing of the control panel?

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JamesMontour made it! (author)JamesMontour2010-01-06

 Yes, and also no. It has the expanded contents of the Control Panel, as well as the Administrative tools, and a few other things.

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Adam-S made it! (author)Adam-S2011-03-01

hooray, thats good.

now i can edit user account control! :) (even if i AM an administrator)

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cornboy3 made it! (author)cornboy32010-01-06

 But in windows vista/7 all the administrative tools are listed very deep into the control panel. Here you can just see all the control panel items in a list format

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Adam-S made it! (author)2011-02-27

why dosent god mode work in the documents folder?

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JamesMontour made it! (author)JamesMontour2011-02-28

What do you mean?

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Adam-S made it! (author)Adam-S2011-03-01

i created the god mode folder and named it correctly. i did all this in the 'documents' folder of my vista pc. but when i clicked on it, my explorer crashed and restarted!

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The Ideanator made it! (author)2010-01-06

Also is doesn't work on xp "windows cannot open this file"

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trog0 made it! (author)trog02010-11-02

you can right click and explore the folder but it is unpopulated

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JamesMontour made it! (author)JamesMontour2010-01-06

 Alright, I wasn't sure if it did or not. Thanks for the heads up, I appreciate it!!

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klercke made it! (author)2010-10-02

only works wiyh service pack 1

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ninjanody made it! (author)2010-09-05

it sure impress me mate..

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dorian_rpg made it! (author)2010-06-26

Ummm well damn... that's pretty interesting.. you learn something new every day lol

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caw1975 made it! (author)2010-04-27

 This is great! I love having everything in one place. And it's so simple it seems unreal. Thanks!

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JamesMontour made it! (author)JamesMontour2010-04-27

 Glad it came in to use for you! And you're very welcome :]

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opg1 made it! (author)2010-04-18

WOW it works great.... thanx for the info :-)

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JamesMontour made it! (author)JamesMontour2010-04-18

 You're most certainly welcome :]

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Algag made it! (author)2010-04-12

 wow...it works...NOT expecting that to be true

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JamesMontour made it! (author)JamesMontour2010-04-12

 Haha, yup! :]

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ghostrider2 made it! (author)2010-04-11

does not work with XP

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The Ideanator made it! (author)2010-01-06

Woah, now thats pretty cool.

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JamesMontour made it! (author)JamesMontour2010-01-06

 Haha, I like to think so :]

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