Microsoft Windows 7 Hidden Modes

Microsoft has a little gem some have called "GodMode", but there are actually 16 of them. These modes are easy to add to your computer. Simply create a folder and name them with a specific name.

Setup GodMode

From the desktop:

  • Right-click on the the desktop
  • Create a folder with New > Folder.
  • Name the folder with anyname.{xxxx-xxx-xxx-xxx} and press ENTER.

Here is a list of the modes that you would use to replace the {xxxx-xxx-xxx-xxx} above:

{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}

Mode descriptions

  • 0 - controlpanels
  • 1 - location sensor
  • 2 - biometric device
  • 3 - power options
  • 4 - taskbar icons
  • 5 - credentials
  • 6 - install from network
  • 7 - default programs
  • 8 - public keys
  • 9 - wifi networks
  • 10 - network
  • 11 - Computer (window)
  • 12 - printers
  • 13 - workplace connections
  • 14 - firewall
  • 15 - performance ratings (WEI)

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