God mode on Windows 8


It’ s summer, you’re bored enough to start reading random newsletters and then you pick up something useful.

  1. Create a folder on your Surface desktop with the name GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}
  2. Open The folder for a surprise…

 

…this incidentally also works on Windows 7.

 

Comments (3)

  1. Anonymous says:

    Searching essentially requires you to already know what you want to find (or at least how to reference or describe it) – but you're right about this probably having a high gimmick factor and a low comeback factor after the initial surprise.

    It's still cool that this slipped in on Vista and still lives on in Windows 8 🙂

  2. Per says:

    Godmode worked in Vista too and everyone was all wound up about it but after that I haven't met a single person that actually ever used that feature.

    In Windows 7 and 8 it's so much faster to just use search to find functions.

  3. Rafeeque says:

    Thank you. Handy one