Windows 7: The Top 10 Hidden Features
1. God Mode It may be hyperbolically named, but Windows 7's God Mode is indeed omnipresent. It conveniently puts hundreds of settings from all around the operating system all in one place.
To turn on God Mode,
create a new folder on your desktop--or anywhere you'd like--and name it:
Don't include the final period. The resulting folder will contain 270 items, representing virtually every configurable option in Windows 7.
What is the importance of God Mode in Windows XP?
God Mode is a Windows OS feature that further enhances the ‘ease of use’ characteristic for all Windows XP users. God Mode is a folder that collects a comprehensive list of customization settings allowing you to change all your settings from one place. It is very simple to be enabled and pretty useful too, provided you tweak around things to suit your requirements. As you may have already guessed from its name, the mention of the God Mode actually creates a lot of anticipation for a user, and you actually start expecting grander features to explore. To meet up to your expectations, Microsoft has set this hidden feature, the ‘God Mode’, with a facility to access all of the operating system’s control panels from within a single folder. By creating the new folder in Windows XP and by renaming it with a certain text string at the end, you will be able to have a single spot to take care of multiple things including changing the look of the mouse pointer and creating a new hard-drive partition.
Following are the important roles of the God Mode in Windows XP:
Avoids issues from cropping up
Frees up memory space
Multitasking is the process of executing more than one task at a time. The God Mode in Windows XP helps you to multitask. Since you can do multiple things in one go, you save time, efforts and also increase your productivity. After you have enabled this mode, you will be able to access all the different settings from one place, this one common folder. You don’t require accessing the different folders every time you require a file stored in them. You reach this one place and you get everything here, neatly organized and settled.
Avoid issues from cropping up
The God Mode in Windows XP helps you to avoid the chances of issues cropping up in the system. Since this folder contains all the security options in the Control Panel, you could access all of them from this single folder. In the event of a situation wherein you are prevented from accessing particular files, folders, or an application, you can easily access this folder and reach the required files and folders.
Frees up memory space