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How to Activate 'God Mode' on Windows 7 and 8

Maybe you have heard about ‘God Mode’, something that allows you to access all sorts of settings you normally can’t see or find in Windows 7 or 8? It's literally your control panel on steroids. There are programs to do this for you (we will get to this in a minute) but it also very easy to activate yourself in less than a minute. Here’s how:

Step 1: Right click on your desktop and select New, Folder. See screenshot below showing how it will appear:



Optionally, if you don't want a desktop icon you can create a new folder in your C: drive by using either Windows Explorer or My Computer and simply right click on C: and select New, Folder. You can then access it there anytime.

Step 2: Copy and paste this for the new folder name:

GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}

See screenshot below:



Step 3:

The folder will now be a shortcut to 'God Mode' on your desktop. See screenshot below.




When you click it, you will find tons of hidden settings you can modify. See screenshot belo…

How to Prevent Your Computer from Overheating (and Why It's Important)

Keeping your computer running within safe temperatures is important, especially as the temperature rises outside. Here's how to make sure your computer's not overheating—and how to fix it if it is.
The cooling system of your computer is one of the most important features of the device. Without the cooling system, the electrical components of your computer wouldn't be able to function; overheating would damage the integral parts of what makes your computer work. The heat has to be dissipated in order to keep everything working within safe operating temperatures


Why an Overheated Computer Is Dangerous Simply put, if your computer becomes too hot, it is possible to destroy and shorten the lifespan of the hardware inside your computer, leading to irreparable damage and potential data loss. Besides losing your data, heat pecks away at your computer's internal organs—the motherboard, CPU, and more—significantly shortening its lifespan. Besides the most obvious reason to keep …