Category Archives: Windows 8

God Mode in Windows 7 and Later

“God Mode” (aka Master Control Panel) Found in Windows 7 and Later

Just create a new folder anywhere in Windows. You can create it on Desktop or within Windows Explorer and give it following name:
God Mode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}
Now you’ll have access to all Control Panel settings page in a single place as shown in following screenshot:

Windows_7_Gode_Mode

Disable Charms Bar in Windows 8

1. Press “WIN+R” key combination to launch RUN dialog box then type regedit and press Enter. It’ll open Registry Editor and go to following key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ImmersiveShell\

2. Under ImmersiveShell key, create a new key EdgeUI.

3. Now select newly created key “EdgeUI” and in right-side pane, create a new DWORDDisableCharmsHint and set its value to 1

Disable_Charms_Bar_Hint_Windows_8

4. That’s it. It’ll immediately disable Charms Bar hint feature. You’ll not need to log off or restart the system.

NOTE: If you want to enable the Charms Bar hint feature again, simply delete the DWORD “DisableCharmsHint” or set its value to 0