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"God Mode" in Windows 7 & Vista

Discussion in 'Technology' started by tcBob, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:15 PM
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    tcBob

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    this little trick puts a lot of settings and features all in one place so you don't have to go through a dozen different screens to access them all. this works in the 32-bit/64-bit versions of Windows 7 and ONLY in 32-bit Windows Vista (it'll f up your 64-bit Vista install for some reason)

    1. create a new folder (right-click the desktop > new > folder)

    2. rename it to "GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}" w/o the quotes

    3. profit!


    again...don't try this on vista 64-bit or you'll probably be screwed
     
  2. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:18 PM
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    derekabraham

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  3. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:21 PM
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    Mac FTW
     
  4. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:22 PM
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    Its info guys...Not a PC/Mac contest.
     
  5. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:23 PM
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    Pretty cool little trick, I hadn't seen this before.
     
  6. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:23 PM
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    sweet.. just did it! awesome find!
     
  7. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:24 PM
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    ...and that's why I don't want a Macintosh. I don't want to be "the guy who brings up that 'I'm on a Mac, so your topic of conversation doesn't apply to me'" guy.












    And yes, I said "Macintosh." What, are you people too cool to call them by their full name?













    :p
     
  8. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:28 PM
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  9. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:31 PM
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    :confused:
     
  10. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:32 PM
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    :confused:
     
  11. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:33 PM
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    Why would I be screwed doing this on a x64 platform?

    I know you say it effs it up, but any specifics?
     
  12. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:34 PM
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    i have no clue but just what others have reported happening. they had to do repair installs from the vista cd to get the system working again after doing this on x64
     
  13. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:35 PM
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    Damnit, no god mode for me. :(
     
  14. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:37 PM
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    I'm just messing around, you guys should know this by now. ;)



    Good info though, I'll set it up on my PC. Thanks Bob! :D
     
  15. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:48 PM
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    Great post! Thanks Bob!
     
  16. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:52 PM
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    Oh look at Mr Fancy with a Mac and a PC and BFG's and a Bestop.


    I hate you so hard.






    :mad::p
     
  17. Jan 4, 2010 at 8:56 PM
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    For Vista x64 users

    paste shell:::{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C} in explorer. All tasks will show up. Drag icon from address bar to desktop.
     
  18. Jan 4, 2010 at 9:08 PM
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    Wow. That's handy. Thanks!
     
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  20. Jan 4, 2010 at 9:44 PM
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    Mostly stock for now, I have added a cb radio, various cheap mods and I plan on adding aftermarket wheels and other items in the future.
    Ok, so this may sound dumb but how do you figure out what "bit" you have? Looked at system information, but didn't see anything about bit.
     
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