Tuesday, January 05, 2010

GodMode ???

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If you're a tech news follower, you might have seen this listed recently as a 'GodMode' explorer hack. But that is, as Ed Bott points out, kind of ridiculous. It's merely a kind of back-alley way of creating a shortcut, using a specialized identifier name, to present a search results list showing everything available in the Control Panel.

Anyway, here's a handy step-by-step on creating "MySEQ" mode. If you're handy with Windows, all you have to do is right-click on the desktop or in a folder, choose New->Folder, and give the new item something like this name:
Feel free, to replace 'MySEQ' with 'GodMode' or whatever self-aggrandizing shortcut name you'd like.
Note: I only tested this on Windows 7 (32-bit)— other versions of Windows may produce unsavory results.