Re: Neat way to make Windows 7 more accessible

  • From: Soronel Haetir <soronel.haetir@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2010 13:32:53 -0900

I haven't tried it, but I would expect any folder you create with that
GUID as part of the name to behave like that, no need to have it on
the desktop.

On 1/27/10, Andy Culmer <culmerandy@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Could this work for anything else?  Have it work fore a different part of
> the computer?  Just wondering.
> culmerandy@xxxxxxxxxxx
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: Alan Clendinen
>   To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>   Sent: Tuesday, January 26, 2010 2:05 PM
>   Subject: Neat way to make Windows 7 more accessible
>   Hello listers,
>   One complaint I have with Windows 7, is that it is more of a hassle to
> find and access all the various controls for configuring your computer
> system. XP had nearly everything located in the control panel, but in
> Windows 7 (and Vista) a lot of controls can not be easily located. Creating
> a "GodMode" folder puts all those hidden controls in an easily accessible
> folder.
>   GodMode gives the user access to all control panels in a single folder.
> Windows settings are easily changed. And obscure options are made available.
> At
>   the very least, it makes system changes quicker.
>   GodMode works in Windows 7 and Vista. However, some users with 64-bit
> Vista have reported crashes. It does not work in Windows XP.
>   Creating your GodMode folder is a snap. Right-click on your desktop or in
> a Windows Explorer window. Select New>>Folder. Name it.
>   When your new folder appears, the name is highlighted. Replace the name
> with the following: "GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}" (minus
> quotes).
>   Press Enter. The folder is given a special icon. When you double-click it,
> you'll see all the control panel options.
>   The GodMode folder displays all the controls and options in a multiple
> column layout, so you'll need to use the left and right arrow keys to move
> focus to the other columns. When you find something you want to work on,
> just hit enter, and you'll be taken to that screen.
>   Alan

Soronel Haetir
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