Ok, the title of this blog entry may be slightly misleading. The following is not a hack that will give you root access to a secure Windows 7 box. Basically the whole concept behind the God Mode hack is that you name a folder with a specific name and you will instantly have access to almost every setting in the OS. If you are familiar with the XP Powertoys, then the functionality rivals to that of TweakUI. To get started open a command prompt and type in the following command:
Now navigate to this directory using Windows explorer. The folder will actually found under C:\GodMode (the GUID is not visible in explorer). When you see the folder, you will notice that it has a different Icon.
When you open the folder, you will see a series of shortcuts (286 total) for tweaking your system:
Pretty neat huh? You can create god folders in different places throughout your filesystem if you want. Enjoy!